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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32) A study in Daekena, in the Republic of Niger an area endemic for urinary schistosomiasis, revealed 41.
Discuss the risk of bladder cancer for individuals with urinary schistosomiasis.
12) The difference in this current study and that of other authors may be due to locations as urinary schistosomiasis is not common in this locality as 500 HIV sero-negative individuals (controls) were negative for urinary schistosomiasis (data not shown) and that the positive cases may have come from migrating population.
haematobium infection in chronic urinary schistosomiasis is haematuria, which may be associated with other urinary symptoms such as dysuria and frequency and, less commonly, haemospermia.
Geographical information system and predictive risk maps of urinary schistosomiasis in Ogun State, Nigeria.
However, this test has limited use in the diagnosis of FGS, because FGS may exist independently and without signs of urinary schistosomiasis.
To elucidate the epidemiologic characteristics of schistosomiasis in Corsica, we determined the number of and clinical findings for urinary schistosomiasis cases among international travelers to Corsica.
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.
To the Editor: In Europe, urinary schistosomiasis (1) has previously been detected only in Portugal, where this focus disappeared during the 1950s (2).
hematobium, which causes urinary schistosomiasis, was the predominant species in Egypt up to the 1930s (13), S.
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.