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Schistosomiasis 

Schistosomiasis
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Schistosomiasis
DOI:
10.1093/med/9780198729228.003.0112
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date: 26 June 2019

Schistosomiasis is a parasitic infection with an almost worldwide distribution. It affects 250 million people annually and is an important cause of chronic ill health in resource-constrained settings. Humans are the only definitive hosts. This chapter discusses the clinical manifestations and sequelae of infection, as well as diagnosis, management, and prevention.

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