schistosomiasis haematobium

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schis·to·so·mi·a·sis hae·ma·to·bi·um

infection with Schistosoma haematobium, the eggs of which invade the urinary tract, causing cystitis and hematuria, and possibly an increased likelihood of bladder cancer.

schis·to·so·mi·a·sis hae·ma·to·bi·um

(skis'tō-sō-mī'ă-sis hē-mā-tō'bē-ŭm)
Infection with Schistosoma haematobium, the eggs of which invade the urinary tract, causing cystitis and hematuria, and possibly an increased likelihood of bladder cancer.
Synonym(s): endemic hematuria.
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To find cases, we searched the GeoSentinel Surveillance Network database (5) for urinary schistosomiasis diagnoses for international travelers with freshwater (river) exposure in Corsica during 1996 through March 2015.
However, this test has limited use in the diagnosis of FGS, because FGS may exist independently and without signs of urinary schistosomiasis.
Consequently, deworming programmes against urinary schistosomiasis for school children in Mali should also integrate other anemia control measures as per the country's epidemiological profile.
The parents of the girl (family A) did not report any stay or travel in an area to which urinary schistosomiasis was endemic; they reported summer holidays only in Mallorca in the Balearic Islands (Spain) and Corsica.
The parasitic infection with the highest prevalence is urinary schistosomiasis, caused by flukes (Schistosoma hematobium), and the programs are planned to control this disease (2).
We examined the long-term efficacy of praziquantel against Schistosoma haematobium, the causative agent of urinary schistosomiasis, during a school-based treatment program in the Msambweni area of Coast Province, Kenya, where the disease is highly endemic.