schistosomiasis japonicum

schistosomiasis ja·pon·i·cum

(jă-pŏn′ĭ-kəm)
n.
Infection with Schistosoma japonicum, characterized by dysenteric symptoms, painful enlargement of the liver and spleen, dropsy, urticaria, and progressive anemia. Also called Asiatic schistosomiasis, Katayama disease, Katayama syndrome, urticarial fever, Yangtze Valley fever.
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A quantitative framework for a multi-group model of Schistosomiasis japonicum transmission dynamics and control in Sichuan, China.
Disease transmission models for public health decision making: Designing intervention strategies for Schistosomiasis japonicum. Environ Health Perspect (in press).