Schistosomiasis

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Schistosomiasis

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Schistosomiasis" returned 1269 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Prevalence of schistosomiasis mansoni in indigenous Maxakali villages, Minas Gerais, Brazil.
 

Author(s): Maria Beatriz Pena E Silva Leite Nacife, Liliane Maria Vidal Siqueira, Rafael Martins, Valeska Natiely Vianna, Keila Furbino Barbosa, Cássio Zumerle Masioli, Jaime Costa da Silva, George Luiz Lins Machado-Coelho

Journal: Rev. Inst. Med. Trop. Sao Paulo. 2018 ;60():e26.

 

Intestinal parasitic infections are a common health problem among Amerindian populations and schistosomiasis represents one of the most prevalent diseases in Maxakali people. The Kato-Katz is the diagnostic method recommended by WHO for epidemiological studies; however, one of the ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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The human-snail transmission environment shapes long term schistosomiasis control outcomes: Implications for improving the accuracy of predictive modeling.
 

Author(s): David Gurarie, Nathan C Lo, Martial L Ndeffo-Mbah, David P Durham, Charles H King

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Schistosomiasis is a chronic parasitic trematode disease that affects over 240 million people worldwide. The Schistosoma lifecycle is complex, involving transmission via specific intermediate-host freshwater snails. Predictive mathematical models of Schistosoma transmission have often ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Decision support for evidence-based integration of disease control: A proof of concept for malaria and schistosomiasis.
 

Author(s): Claire J Standley, Ellie Graeden, Justin Kerr, Erin M Sorrell, Rebecca Katz

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Designing and implementing effective programs for infectious disease control requires complex decision-making, informed by an understanding of the diseases, the types of disease interventions and control measures available, and the disease-relevant characteristics of the local community. ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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The terms "Schistosomiasis" returned 189 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Paediatric schistosomiasis: What we know and what we need to know.
 

Author(s): Derick N M Osakunor, Mark E J Woolhouse, Francisca Mutapi

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Schistosomiasis affects over 200 million people worldwide, most of whom are children. Research and control strategies directed at preschool-aged children (PSAC), i.e., ≤5 years old, have lagged behind those in older children and adults. With the recent WHO revision of the schistosomiasis ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Ectopic forms of schistosomiasis mansoni in the second macroregion of Alagoas: case series report and review of the literature.
 

Author(s): Carlos William Rodrigues Lima, Nathalie Macêdo Cruz de Oliveira, Simone Vicente Dias da Silva, Maria Eugênia Leite Duarte, Ana Paula Fernandes Barbosa

Journal: Rev. Soc. Bras. Med. Trop.. ;50(6):812-818.

 

Ectopic forms of schistosomiasis are those in which the parasitic element is localized outside the portal system, the natural habitat of the helminth. Although the prevalence rates of schistosomiasis are high in Brazil, clinical and epidemiological data on ectopic forms of the disease ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Systematic review of community-based, school-based, and combined delivery modes for reaching school-aged children in mass drug administration programs for schistosomiasis.
 

Author(s): Michael Burnim, Julianne A Ivy, Charles H King

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The mainstay of current schistosomiasis control programs is mass preventive chemotherapy of school-aged children with praziquantel. This treatment is delivered through school-based, community-based, or combined school- and community-based systems. Attaining very high coverage rates ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Repeated Doses of Praziquantel in Schistosomiasis Treatment (RePST)
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Schistosomiasis

 

Last Updated: 3 Jul 2018

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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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