Schistosoma

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Related to Schistosoma haematobium: Schistosoma japonicum
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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
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Schis·to·so·ma

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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Until recently, this disease was attributed solely to Schistosoma haematobium, which was considered to have limited zoonotic potential (1).
Since studies with eugenol, thymol and linalol have shown that they presented molluscicidal activity against Biomphalaria alexandrina and Bulinus truncatus, being these, respectively, intermediate hosts of the parasite Schistosoma mansoni and Schistosoma haematobium, transmitter of the schistosomiasis disease (T Sharaf el-Din 2006).
The association between Schistosoma haematobium and squamous cell carcinoma of the bladder is already well established.
Schistosoma haematobium cercariae transmission patterns in freshwater systems of Anambra State, Nigeria.
[1] It is endemic in KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) Province, South Africa (SA), and Schistosoma haematobium is the most common species.
Diffuse interstitial pulmonary fibrosis and spontaneous pneumothorax associated with Schistosoma haematobium infestation of the lungs.
Known risk factors for bladder cancer include tobacco smoke, occupational exposure to aromatic amines and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, and chronic urinary tract infections with Schistosoma haematobium (SH) [6-9].
Ruppel, "Polymerase chain reaction assay based on a highly repeated sequence of Schistosoma haematobium: A potential tool for monitoring schistosome-infested water," The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, vol.
Fawole et al., "Prevalence and intensity of schistosoma haematobium infections: a community based survey among school children and adults in wamakko town, sokoto state Nigeria," International Journal of Tropical Medicine and Public Health, vol.
Mutapi, "Regulatory and activated T cells in human Schistosoma haematobium infections," PLoS One, vol.