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Noun1.Schistosoma - type genus of the family Schistosomatidae: blood flukesSchistosoma - type genus of the family Schistosomatidae: blood flukes
worm genus - a genus of worms
family Schistosomatidae, Schistosomatidae - a family of Trematoda
blood fluke, schistosome - flatworms parasitic in the blood vessels of mammals


n. Schistosoma, esquistosoma, duela, especie de trematodo cuyas larvas entran en la sangre del huésped por contacto con agua contaminada a través del tubo digestivo o la piel.
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Schistosomes are parasitic trematode flatworms belonging to the genus Schistosoma, and like the malarial parasites and the trypanosomes they complete their life cycle and are transmitted from one host to another through an intermediary vector, in this case snails.
3) Schistosoma hematobium is thought to be pathogenetically related to squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) as well as transitional cell carcinoma of the bladder.
There are four species that cause intestinal schistosomiasis: Schistosoma mansoni; Schistosoma japonicum, Schistosoma mekongi, and Schistosoma intercalatum.
Schistosomiasis is acquired when people come into contact with water infested with the larval form of the parasitic worm Schistosoma, known as schistosomes.
Nine parasites were recorded, in descending frequency: Entamoeba histolytica/dispar, Giardia lamblia, Ascaris lumbricoides, Hookworms, Trichuris trichura, Hymenolepis nana, Schistosoma mansoni, Blastocystis hominis, Enterobius vermicularis.
Three major Schistosoma species can infect humans: Schistosoma haematobium (endemic in Africa and the eastern Mediterranean), S.
After adjusting for Schistosoma mansoni and Plasmodium infection, we estimated a significant 43% increase in the prevalence of hepatomegaly/hepatosplenomegaly for every natural-log-unit increase in AF-alb.
A third sample of urine for ova and parasite was received and after concentration procedures, numerous ova consistent with Schistosoma haematobium were identified.
The researchers analyzed samples from more than 300 children and found that 32 percent of kids who stayed home were infected with Schistosoma mansoni, a parasitic worm that can cause fever, blood loss and lethargy.
Keywords: Histomorphology, Liver, Mouse, Schistosoma mansoni, Schistosoma margrebowiei