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Abstract

Schistosomiasis is a known risk after exposure to freshwater in tropical parts of the world. In March 2014, 28 off-duty U.S. service members went on a water adventure in the Nile River in Jinja, Uganda. In April 2014, 10 of the 28 service members returned for a second water adventure. Twelve weeks...

Author(s)
Maluil, S.; Stevens, R. A.
Publisher
Association of Military Surgeons of the US, Bethesda, USA
Citation
Military Medicine, 2016, 181, 11, pp e1495-e1498
Abstract

Gnathostomiasis is a systemic infection caused by migrating nematode larvae of the genus Gnathostoma. It is a zoonosis involving a wide variety of animals as intermediate and definitive hosts, and consumption of raw fish is the main risk factor. The condition is most commonly seen in southeastern...

Author(s)
Hale, D. C.; Blumberg, L.; Frean, J.
Publisher
American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, Northbrook, USA
Citation
American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 2003, 68, 6, pp 707-709