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BACKGROUND: Schistosomiasis remains a major threat to women's health in many resource-poor countries and is being seen with increasing frequency in developed countries among immigrants and tourists who have a history of freshwater exposure in endemic areas. CASE: A 28-year-old asymptomatic African...

Author(s)
Chen Wei; Flynn, E. A.; Shreefter, M. J.; Blagg, N. A.
Publisher
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Obstetrics & Gynecology (New York), 2012, 119, Suppl. 1 2 part 2, pp 472-475
Abstract

Schistosomiasis is the second most common socio-economically devastating parasitic disease after malaria, affecting about 240 million residents of developing countries. In Africa, it predominantly manifests as urogenital disease, and the main infective agent is Schistosoma hematobium. Endemicity is ...

Author(s)
Bamgbola, O. F.
Publisher
Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
Pediatric Nephrology, 2014, 29, 11, pp 2113-2120
Abstract

The case is reported of a 48-year-old man and his 15-year-old son who presented with fever, asthenia, headaches, vomiting, diarrhoea and abdominal pain after spending a month in southern Africa. They had been correctly vaccinated and had taken correct malaria prophylaxis, but had swum in Lake...

Author(s)
Nicolas, X.; Granier, H.; Laborde, J. P.; Martin, J.; Klotz, F.
Citation
Médecine Tropicale, 1998, 58, 4, pp 414-415