Researchers from Benin and France uncovered a missing piece of the puzzle for human-cattle schistosome hybridization.
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New focus on intestinal schistosomiasis: Emergence of Biomphalaria snails and transmission of Schistosoma mansoni in Lake Malawi
A first report of Biomphalaria in Lake Malawi, with confirmed emergence of intestinal schistosomiasis in Mangochi District,… Read more »
Potential zoonotic schistosomiasis transmission could have a large impact on the control of schistosomiasis. In 2014 there was an… Read more »
Schistosomiasis affects over 200 million people, yet it is a highly focal disease, with the likelihood of re-infection… Read more »
The timing and the tools for tallying up trematodes: diagnosing and quantifying the burden of intestinal schistosomiasis.
In the control of parasitic diseases, the correct diagnostic tool at the right time will accurately assess the burden of disease,… Read more »
Dams block the migration of river prawns that eat snails which are intermediate hosts for schistosomiasis
The search for vaccine targets against one of the world’s worst parasites has gone internal. Rather than look for vaccine… Read more »
Researchers have discovered what they think is the oldest known case of schistosomiasis, dating between 6000 and 6500 years old,… Read more »