Schistosoma mekongi

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Schis·to·so·ma me·kong·i

the Mekong schistosome, a species described from the Mekong delta in southern Laos and northern Cambodia. Infection rates are highest for ages 7-15; dogs appear to be the chief reservoir host; the intermediate host snail is the operculid snail, Tricula aperta. Pathology is similar to but generally less severe than that of Schistosoma japonicum.
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Moreover, current literature states that acute schistosmiasis has never been described as a feature of S.
We report 7 cases of acute schistosmiasis presumably caused by S.
The only symptom significantly more prevalent in acute schistosmiasis caused by S.
Since these epidemiologic surveys were conducted, S.