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schis·to·so·mi·a·sis

 (shĭs′tə-sə-mī′ə-sĭs)
n. pl. schis·to·so·mi·a·ses (-sēz′)
Any of various chiefly tropical diseases caused by infestation with schistosomes and usually acquired through contact with contaminated water, characterized by gradual destruction of the tissues of the kidneys, liver, and other organs. Also called bilharzia, bilharziasis, snail fever.
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schistosomiasis

(ˌʃɪstəsəʊˈmaɪəsɪs)
n
(Pathology) a disease caused by infestation of the body with blood flukes of the genus Schistosoma. Also called: bilharziasis
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schis•to•so•mi•a•sis

(ˌʃɪs tə soʊˈmaɪ ə sɪs)

n.
a chronic anemia and organ infection caused by parasitic flukes of the genus Schistosoma, transmitted through feces-contaminated river snails.
[1905–10]
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schis·to·so·mi·a·sis

(shĭs′tə-sə-mī′ə-sĭs)
Any of a group of diseases caused by flatworm parasites that infest the blood of humans and other mammals. Symptoms of the disease include severe diarrhea and eventual damage to vital organs. Schistosomiasis is seen in rural areas of Africa, Latin America, and Asia and is transmitted through contact with contaminated water.
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Noun1.schistosomiasis - an infestation with or a resulting infection caused by a parasite of the genus Schistosomaschistosomiasis - an infestation with or a resulting infection caused by a parasite of the genus Schistosoma; common in the tropics and Far East; symptoms depend on the part of the body infected
infection - the pathological state resulting from the invasion of the body by pathogenic microorganisms
infestation - the state of being invaded or overrun by parasites
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Translations

schis·to·so·mi·a·sis

n. esquistosomiasis, infestación producida por la duela.
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schistosomiasis

n esquistosomiasis f
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References in periodicals archive ?
mansoni schistosomes was presented recently (9); given autochthonous transmission of intestinal schistosomiasis in Lake Malawi (10), there may be sufficient epidemiologic opportunity for other introgression events to occur with the hybrids we report.
Epidemiology of intestinal schistosomiasis in ruminants of Bangladesh.
Intestinal schistosomiasis is a chronic debilitating disease in many tropical and subtropical countries caused by blood-dwelling flukes of the genus Schistosoma [1].
mansoni, one of the three major Schistosoma species responsible for causing human schistosomiasis worldwide, is endemic in much of the sub-Saharan Africa, Madagascar, the Caribbean area, and parts of South America and causes intestinal schistosomiasis [3].
Ofoezie, "Concurrent urinary and intestinal schistosomiasis and intestinal helminthic infections in schoolchildren in Ilobu, South-western Nigeria," Acta Tropica, vol.
This studywas a longitudinal intervention trial that aimed at comparing parasitological cure rates of single versus repeated doses of Praziquantel treatments for the treatment of intestinal schistosomiasis. We used a formula for calculating sample size aimed at comparing two rates to calculate the sample size for this study [35].

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