schistosome


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Synonyms for schistosome

flatworms parasitic in the blood vessels of mammals

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However, large community-based drug treatments have been applied with very little success (2) since even a small number of individuals left untreated can pass schistosome eggs back into the water, maintaining high rates of reinfections (2).
A brief review of the application of proteomics to the identification of novel schistosome candidate vaccines was recently published (12).
Life history of Heterobilharzia americana Price 1929, a schistosome of the raccoon and other mammals in southeastern United States.
Schistosomiasis infection was diagnosed at baseline by the presence of schistosome eggs in a single sample of urine.
The Schistosoma species that cause disease in man share a common life cycle, differing only in the nature of the intermediate snail host and the morphology of the schistosome eggs.
Unfortunately, the long term world wide application of the drug coupled with the discovery of praziquantel-tolerant schistosome has generated concern over the development of drug-resistant schistosoma strains (Shengliang et al.
Schistosome cercarial dermatitis is another disease manifestation caused by species of Schistosoma.
K11777 deactivates enzymes called cysteine proteases, which a schistosome needs to digest proteins drawn from human blood.
The particular worm, known as schistosome, is the cause of the disease Bilharzia which affects up to 250million people in the tropics.
Bilharz named this fluke Distomum haematobium (later designated Schistosoma haematobium as the schistosome with eggs having terminal spines).
One candidate is the schistosome oligosaccharide lacto-N-neotetraose, according to Dr.
and pinworms), and 90-100% of blood flukes (i.e., schistosome flukes,
An examination of the urine may show the Bilharzial Schistosome eggs.