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Schistosomiasis, also known as Bilharziasis, is caused by a blood fluke whose larvae contaminate fresh water where humans contract the disease by wading, swimming, or bathing.
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Article by Palaniandy Kogulan, MD.
Features cause, risk factors, symptoms, tests, treatment, complications, and prevention.
Provides information on this infection caused by parasites called schistosomes. Includes details of symptoms, causes, diagnosis, treatment and prevention.
Provides information on the WHO strategy on the use of anthelminthic drugs to control schistosomiasis in poor and marginalized communities.
Includes disease information, parasite life cycle, research information, and links.
Features cause, risk factors, symptoms, tests, treatment, complications, and prevention.
Factsheet with causal agents, life cycle, geographic distribution, laboratory diagnosis, and treatment.
Includes factsheets and news releases.
Provides information on this infection caused by parasites called schistosomes. Includes details of symptoms, causes, diagnosis, treatment and prevention.
Factsheet with cause, affected areas of the world, symptoms, geographic distribution map, prevention, and treatment.
Provides information on the WHO strategy on the use of anthelminthic drugs to control schistosomiasis in poor and marginalized communities.
Provides information on this disease and the program for its elimination being undertaken.
Article by Amy J Behrman, MD.
Article by Palaniandy Kogulan, MD.
Includes disease information, parasite life cycle, research information, and links.

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