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In more than million people needed treatment but only 88 million people were actually treated for schistosomiasis. Test sensitivity and specificity vary widely among the many tests reported for the serologic diagnosis of schistosomiasis and are dependent on both the type of antigen preparations used crude, purified, adult worm, egg, cercarial and the test procedure.

For example, in S. Retrieved 30 November Yan Zhou 16 Estimated H-index: Chemokine C-C motif receptors in fibrogenesis and hepatic regeneration following acute and chronic liver disease. Ina field evaluation of a novel handheld microscope was undertaken in Uganda for the diagnosis of intestinal schistosomiasis by a team led by Russell Stothard from the Natural History Museum of London, working with the Schistosomiasis Control Initiative, London. nepatica

Schistosomiasis – Wikipedia

Hepatic stellate cells in inflammation-fibrosiscarcinoma axis. This section does not cite any sources. Caput Medusae is a venous abnormality scarcely described in individuals with longstanding portal hypertension caused by chronic liver disease or schistosomiasis Without treatment, the worms can keep laying eggs for several years.


The patient herein reported was diagnosed with this clinical form of schistosomiasis and the gastrointestinal endoscopy showed recent hemorrhage, due to esophageal varices 2. As with other major parasitic diseases, there is ongoing research into developing a schistosomiasis vaccine that will prevent the parasite from completing its life cycle in humans.

Showers that take unfiltered water directly from lakes or rivers may also spread the infection, but the worms aren’t found in the sea, chlorinated swimming pools or properly treated water supplies. Retrieved 11 November Also, archaeological evidence such as wall reliefs, hieroglyphs, and papyri all confirm that their lifestyle encompassed activities such as heppatica, fishing and playing in the Nile, and this combined with bad sanitation habits, would make almost everyone susceptible to this infection.

There are two drugs available, praziquantel and oxamniquinefor the treatment of schistosomiasis.

You can change the settings or obtain more information by clicking here. Eggs can be present in the stool in infections with all Schistosoma species. Vast majority of infections are by contact with contaminated natural water sources.

Schistosomiasis (bilharzia)

Skip to main content. Sus ciclos biologicos son complejos e incluyen uno o mas hospedadores intermediarios, principalmente el caracol, y varias transformaciones morfologicas.


Symptoms include fever, lethargy, the eruption of pale temporary bumps associated with severe itching urticarial rash, liver and spleen enlargement, and bronchospasm. Worthy of note, the serologic investigations for viral hepatitis B and C were negative.


Archived from the original on 25 February Among human parasitic diseases, schistosomiasis ranks second behind malaria in terms of socio-economic and public health importance in tropical and subtropical areas.

Biology, Pathology and Control. Historically, antimony potassium tartrate remained the treatment of choice for schistosomiasis until the development of praziquantel in the s. The role of hepatic stellate cells in the regulation of T-cell function and the promotion of hepatocellular carcinoma. Interactions between hepatic stellate cells and hwpatica immune system.

Role of the microenvironment in the pathogenesis and treatment of hepatocellular carcinoma. Immunoblots with adult worm microsomal antigens are species-specific, so a positive reaction indicates the infecting species. The enzymes also cause an eosinophilic inflammatory reaction when eggs get trapped in tissues or embolize to the liver, spleen, lungsor brain. Nigerian J Clin Pract. Caput Medusae due to portal hypertension in schistosomiasis mansoni.