genus Schistosoma


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Related to genus Schistosoma: schistosomiasis, bilharziasis, Schistosoma mattheei
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Synonyms for genus Schistosoma

type genus of the family Schistosomatidae: blood flukes

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Schistosomiasis, known as bilharzia, a parasitic disease that leads to chronic ill health and is caused by genus Schistosoma.
Schistosomiasis is an infection caused by trematodes (flatworms from the phylum Platyhelminthes) of the genus Schistosoma, which are acquired transcutaneously by swimming in contaminated waters (1).
Infection of the blood with a parasite of the genus Schistosoma.
Schistosomiasis is a parasitic disease caused by infection with trematodes belonging to the genus Schistosoma.
Bilharzia (=schistosomiasis=esquistosomiasis=bilharziasis) is a chronic disease of humans in Africa, the Caribbean, South America and Asia caused by a parasite of the genus Schistosoma.
The infection is caused by a trematode of the genus Schistosoma (=Bilharzia), the adults of which live in the host's abdominal blood vessels, normally in the veins of the intestines and the bladder.
Schistosomiasis, which is caused by flatworms of the genus Schistosoma, is prevalent in poorer nations in Africa, Central America and South America.