Schistosomiasis

(Schistosomiasis) Schistosomiasis is an infection with leeches of the genus Schistosoma, which is transcutaneously acquired in contaminated fresh water when swimming or wading. The pathogens infect the vascular system of the gastrointestinal or genitourinary system. Acute symptoms dermatitis, which some weeks later, fever, chills, nausea, abdominal pain, diarrhea, malaise, and myalgia are followed. The chronic conditions vary depending on the species, but a bloody diarrhea include (z. B. S. mansoni…

September 3, 2018
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