genus Schistosoma


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Related to genus Schistosoma: schistosomiasis, bilharziasis, Schistosoma mattheei
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Noun1.genus Schistosoma - type genus of the family Schistosomatidae: blood flukesgenus Schistosoma - 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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Infection of the blood with a parasite of the genus Schistosoma. Originally thought a single organism with a split body, the parasite was eventually recognized as having male and female forms.
Intestinal schistosomiasis is a chronic debilitating disease in many tropical and subtropical countries caused by blood-dwelling flukes of the genus Schistosoma [1].
Human schistosomiasis is a snail-borne parasitic infection caused by blood flukes in the genus Schistosoma and is among the neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) targeted for elimination [1].
Zoonotic schistosomiasis is caused by trematodes of the genus Schistosoma, mainly by S.
Helminth parasites of the genus Schistosoma are the causative agents of schistosomiasis, which is a neglected disease, so it remains a significant public health problem in tropical and subtropical regions (Quack et al., 2006; Steinmann et al., 2006).
Schistosomiasis is a chronic and debilitating disease caused by worms of the genus Schistosoma. The infection is potentially life-threatening with severe pathological manifestations in the hepato-splenic system and gastrointestinal tract (Neghina et al., 2009).
Schistosomiasis, a parasitic disease caused by trematode flatworms of the genus Schistosoma, is the second major neglected tropical disease, with major economic and public-health consequences.
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.