Schistosoma intercalatum


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Schis·to·so·ma in·ter·ca·la·tum

a blood fluke species related to Schistosoma haematobium locally distributed in the Republic of Congo and other areas of central Africa, causing mild dysentery and abdominal pains, with enlargement of the spleen and liver; a planorbid snail, Bulinus (Physopsis) africanus, serves as the intermediate host.
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There are five species of Schistosoma that infect humans: Schistosoma mansoni, Schistosoma haematobium, Schistosoma japonicum, Schistosoma intercalatum, and Schistosoma mekongi with the first three being the most common [3, 4].
(3) Humans are usually infected by five species of schistosomes, namely Schistosoma mansoni, Schistosoma haematobium, Schisosoma japonicum, Schistosoma mekongi, and Schistosoma intercalatum, but the main burden of disease in sub-Saharan Africa is usually attributed to two species, namely, S.
Rollinson, "Repetitive sequences in the ribosomal DNA internal transcribed spacer of Schistosoma haematobium, Schistosoma intercalatum and Schistosoma mattheei," Molecular and Biochemical Parasitology, vol.