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Synonyms for schistosomiasis
an infestation with or a resulting infection caused by a parasite of the genus Schistosoma
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Bilharzias, also known as Schistosomiasis, or snail fever
, is a primarily tropical parasitic disease caused by the larvae of one or more of five types of flatworms or blood flukes known as schistosomes.
Two international research teams have determined the complete genetic sequences of two species of parasitic flatworms that cause schistosomiasis, a debilitating condition also known as snail fever
Apart from the dangerous animals who live here, there's rampant HIV/Aids, malaria and snail fever
to worry about.
In tropical regions, the public health and socioeconomic impact of schistosomiasis, or snail fever
, is staggering: only malaria is a more devastating parasitic disease.
Schistosomiasis or snail fever
causes crippling abdominal pain, diarrhoea and can kill.