Schistosomiasis

Common Name(s)

Schistosomiasis

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Schistosomiasis" returned 1179 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Accuracy of parasitological and immunological tests for the screening of human schistosomiasis in immigrants and refugees from African countries: An approach with Latent Class Analysis.
 

Author(s): Anna Beltrame, Massimo Guerriero, Andrea Angheben, Federico Gobbi, Ana Requena-Mendez, Lorenzo Zammarchi, Fabio Formenti, Francesca Perandin, Dora Buonfrate, Zeno Bisoffi

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Schistosomiasis is a neglected infection affecting millions of people, mostly living in sub-Saharan Africa. Morbidity and mortality due to chronic infection are relevant, although schistosomiasis is often clinically silent. Different diagnostic tests have been implemented in order ...

Last Updated: 5 Jun 2017

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Optimising cluster survey design for planning schistosomiasis preventive chemotherapy.
 

Author(s): Sarah C L Knowles, Hugh J W Sturrock, Hugo Turner, Jane M Whitton, Charlotte M Gower, Samuel Jemu, Anna E Phillips, Aboulaye Meite, Brent Thomas, Karsor Kollie, Catherine Thomas, Maria P Rebollo, Ben Styles, Michelle Clements, Alan Fenwick, Wendy E Harrison, Fiona M Fleming

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The cornerstone of current schistosomiasis control programmes is delivery of praziquantel to at-risk populations. Such preventive chemotherapy requires accurate information on the geographic distribution of infection, yet the performance of alternative survey designs for estimating ...

Last Updated: 29 May 2017

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Improvement of a tissue maceration technique for the determination of placental involvement in schistosomiasis.
 

Author(s): Martha Charlotte Holtfreter, Heinrich Neubauer, Tanja Groten, Hosny El-Adawy, Jana Pastuschek, Joachim Richter, Dieter Häussinger, Mathias Wilhelm Pletz, Benjamin Thomas Schleenvoigt

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Schistosomiasis in pregnancy may cause low birth weight, prematurity and stillbirth of the offspring. The placenta of pregnant women might be involved when schistosome ova are trapped in placental tissue. Standard histopathological methods only allow the examination of a limited amount ...

Last Updated: 24 Apr 2017

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The terms "Schistosomiasis" returned 173 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Putting the treatment of paediatric schistosomiasis into context.
 

Author(s): Takafira Mduluza, Francisca Mutapi

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Despite increased international efforts to control schistosomiasis using preventive chemotherapy, several challenges still exist in reaching the target populations. Until recently, preschool-aged children had been excluded from the recommended target population for mass drug administration, ...

Last Updated: 8 Apr 2017

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Controlling schistosomiasis with praziquantel: How much longer without a viable alternative?
 

Author(s): Robert Bergquist, Jürg Utzinger, Jennifer Keiser

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The current approach of morbidity control of schistosomiasis, a helminth disease of poverty with considerable public health and socioeconomic impact, is based on preventive chemotherapy with praziquantel. There is a pressing need for new drugs against this disease whose control entirely ...

Last Updated: 29 Mar 2017

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Building a global schistosomiasis alliance: an opportunity to join forces to fight inequality and rural poverty.
 

Author(s): Lorenzo Savioli, Marco Albonico, Daniel G Colley, Rodrigo Correa-Oliveira, Alan Fenwick, Will Green, Narcis Kabatereine, Achille Kabore, Naftale Katz, Katharina Klohe, Philip T LoVerde, David Rollinson, J Russell Stothard, Louis-Albert Tchuem Tchuenté, Johannes Waltz, Xiao-Nong Zhou

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Schistosomiasis, one of the 17 neglected tropical diseases listed by the World Health Organization, presents a substantial public health and economic burden. Of the 261 million people requiring preventive chemotherapy for schistosomiasis in 2013, 92% of them lived in sub-Saharan Africa ...

Last Updated: 23 Mar 2017

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Childhood Schistosomiasis: a Novel Strategy Extending the Benefits/Reach of Antihelminthic Treatment
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Schistosomiasis

 

Last Updated: 10 Jul 2015

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Repeated Doses of Praziquantel in Schistosomiasis Treatment (RePST)
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Schistosomiasis

 

Last Updated: 10 Jul 2017

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Detection of Schistosomiasis CAA in Travellers After High-risk Water Contact
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Schistosomiasis

 

Last Updated: 13 Mar 2017

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