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.
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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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Ugbomoiko, "Distribution Pattern of Human Urinary Schistosomiasis in Kwara State, Nigeria," American Journal of Infectious Diseases.
Asmah, "High levels of urinary schistosomiasis among children in Bunuso, a rural community in Ghana: an urgent call for increased surveillance and control programs," Journal of Parasitic Diseases, vol.
A study carried out in northern Nigeria showed the link between safe water and intensity of urinary schistosomiasis. A higher rate of infection (88.57%) was recorded in a community that only had a pond as source of water for domestic use in comparison with 0.59% in a neighbouring community with borehole.
Explain the pathophysiology of urinary schistosomiasis.
A total of 6 (0.3%) out of 2000 HIV-positive patients had urinary schistosomiasis (Table 1).
The diagnostic potential of three indirect test for urinary schistosomiasis in Nigeria.
Based on autopsy studies of patients with urinary schistosomiasis, S.
Anatomopathology revealed urinary schistosomiasis complicated by a high-grade, well-differentiated, keratinized squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) (Figure, panel B).
Kojima, "Applicability of a monoclonal antibody-based dipstick in diagnosis of urinary schistosomiasis in the Central Region of Ghana," Tropical Medicine and International Health, vol.
The positive effects of P on Hb and SF suggest that the treatment may have reversed a likely sequestration of Fe and limitations of its absorption associated with urinary schistosomiasis by suppressing possible inflammatory processes and by reducing pro-inflammatory cytokines linked to low Hb and SF levels.
To the Editor: As members of the French Ministry of Health Working Group on autochthonous urinary schistosomiasis, we read with interest the 2 recently published articles regarding schistosomiasis screening of travelers to Corsica, France (1,2).