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Schistosomiasis

Known as: Blood flukes NOS, Bilharziases, Katayama Fever 
Infection with flukes (trematodes) of the genus SCHISTOSOMA. Three species produce the most frequent clinical diseases: SCHISTOSOMA HAEMATOBIUM… 
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Review
2010
Review
2010
  • C. King
  • Acta tropica
  • 2010
  • Corpus ID: 205236049
Simultaneous and sequential transmission of multiple parasites, and their resultant overlapping chronic infections, are facts of… 
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Review
2009
Review
2009
Schistosomiasis continues to be a significant cause of parasitic morbidity and mortality worldwide. This review considers the… 
Review
2008
Review
2008
Purpose of review Praziquantel (PZQ) is the only drug being used to treat human schistosomiasis on a large scale. This review… 
Review
2007
Review
2007
In addition to malaria, tuberculosis, and human immunodeficiency virus infection, several other infectious diseases are… 
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Review
2005
Review
2005
BACKGROUND Schistosomiasis is one of the world's most prevalent infections, yet its effect on the global burden of disease is… 
Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
In 1851, Theodor Bilharz described a parasitic infection (bilharzia) that would later be termed schistosomiasis. Currently, 200… 
Review
2002
Review
2002
  • World Health Organization technical report series
  • 2002
  • Corpus ID: 2425497
This report contains the recommendations of a WHO Expert Committee convened to consider the prevention and control of… 
Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
While the distribution of schistosomiasis has changed over the last 50 years and there have been successful control programmes… 
Review
1999
Review
1999
SUMMARY Carcinoma of the urinary bladder is the most common malignancy in the Middle East and parts of Africa where… 
Review
1991
Review
1991
A total of 144 studies were analysed to examine the impact of improved water supply and sanitation facilities on ascariasis… 
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