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Schistosomes: African

Parasitology

Helminths

  1. Somei Kojima MD, PhD Professor Emeritus, Deputy Director1,2,
  2. Andrew S. MacDonald BSc PhD MRC Research Fellow3

Published Online: 15 MAR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470688618.taw0194

Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections

Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections

How to Cite

Kojima, S. and MacDonald, A. S. 2010. Schistosomes: African. Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections. .

Author Information

  1. 1

    The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan

  2. 2

    International University of Health and Welfare, Center for Medical Science, Otawara, Tochigi Prefecture, Japan

  3. 3

    University of Edinburgh, Institute of Immunology and Infection Research, Edinburgh, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 MAR 2010

Abstract

  • 1
    The Parasites
  • 2
    Clinical and Pathological Aspects of Infection
  • 3
    Immune Responses
  • 4
    Diagnosis
  • 5
    Chemotherapy, Prevention, and Control

Keywords:

  • Schistosoma mansoni;
  • Distomum haematobium;
  • granulomatous inflammation;
  • tumor necrosis factor (TNF);
  • paramyosin;
  • soluble worm antigen preparation (SWAP);
  • triosephosphate isomerase (TPI);
  • praziquantel-drug of choice, against all major human-infective schistosomes