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Disease Schistosomiasis

Name Schistosomiasis
Synonyms Bilharziases | Bilharziasis | Fever, Katayama | Katayama Fever | Schistosomiases
Definition Infection with flukes (trematodes) of the genus SCHISTOSOMA. Three species produce the most frequent clinical diseases: SCHISTOSOMA HAEMATOBIUM (endemic in Africa and the Middle East), SCHISTOSOMA MANSONI (in Egypt, northern and southern Africa, some West Indies islands, northern 2/3 of South America), and SCHISTOSOMA JAPONICUM (in Japan, China, the Philippines, Celebes, Thailand, Laos). S. mansoni is often seen in Puerto Ricans living in the United States.
Categories Parasitic disease
MeSH® ID D012552

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DiseasesParasitic Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Helminthiasis Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Trematode Infections Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Schistosomiasis Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

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Schistosomiasis Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  Neuroschistosomiasis
  Schistosomiasis haematobia Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  Schistosomiasis japonica Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
View node Schistosomiasis mansoni Has associated chemicals Has associated genes