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  • n. Plural form of schistosome.

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Examples

  • The major forms of human schistosomiasis are caused by five species of water-borne flatworm, or blood flukes, called schistosomes:

    Chapter 2

  • It sounds like a worthy goal, but it ignores the sophistication of schistosomes.

    Parasite Rex

  • A vaccine that killed 40 percent of the worms in a person might create the opposite situation: the surviving schistosomes would sense that they had less competition and ratchet up the egg production, making the disease worse.

    Parasite Rex

  • The best studied are schistosomes, such as Schistosoma mansoni, which cause the disease schistisomiasis.

    Parasite Rex

  • Molecular evidence linking hominid evolution to recent radiation of schistosomes Platyhelminthes: Trematoda.

    Parasite Rex

  • Disease caused by schistosomes, blood flukes that live in snails and humans.

    Parasite Rex

  • The biology of schistosomes from genes to latrines.

    Schistosomiasis

  • Infection occurs when your skin comes in contact with contaminated freshwater in which certain types of snails that carry schistosomes are living.

    Schistosomiasis

  • Schistosomiasis is acquired through repeated contact with surface water contaminated with human excreta (both urine and faeces) containing schistosomes (WHO, 1985).

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  • Schistosomiasis is acquired through repeated contact with surface water contaminated with human excrete (both urine and faeces) containing schistosomes (WHO, 1985).

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