Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Parasitic Diseases


Edited by Rashika El Ridi

Cairo University, Egypt

Reports on schistosomiasis epidemiology and clinical features in Africa and Brazil, and development of novel drugs that affect the worm tegument, and vaccine based on excretory-secretory products and Type 2 cytokines.

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Parasitic DiseasesSchistosomiasisEdited by Rashika El Ridi

Published: January 16th 2013

DOI: 10.5772/55787

ISBN: 978-953-51-0942-6

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-7065-5

Copyright year: 2013

Books open for chapter submissions

18341 Total Chapter Downloads

6 Crossref Citations

20 Web of Science Citations

25 Dimensions Citations


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1. Multiple Regression for the Schistosomiasis Positivity Index Estimates in the Minas Gerais State - Brazil at Small Communities and Cities Levels

By Ricardo J.P.S. Guimarães, Corina C. Freitas, Luciano V. Dutra, Guilherme Oliveira and Omar S. Carvalho


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2. Epidemiological Survey of Human and Veterinary Schistosomiasis

By I.S. Akande and A.A. Odetola


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3. Community-Based Control of Schistosomiasis and Soil- Transmitted Helminthiasis in the Epidemiological Context of a Large Dam in Cote D’ivoire

By Nicaise Aya N'Guessan , Orsot Niangoran Mathieu, Abé N’Doumi Noël and N’Goran Kouakou Eliézer


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4. Schistosomiasis

By Monday Francis Useh


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5. Clinical, Laboratory and Ultrasonographic Evaluation of Patients with Acute Schistosomiasis Mansoni

By Matheus Fernandes Costa-Silva**, Denise da Silveira-Lemos**, Amanda Cardoso de Oliveira Silveira, Pedro Henrique Gazzinelli- Guimarães, Helena Barbosa Ferraz, Cristiano Lara Massara, Martin Johannes Enk, Maria Carolina Barbosa Álvares, Olindo Assis Martins-Filho, Paulo Marcos Zech Coelho, Rodrigo Corrêa-Oliveira, Giovanni Gazzinelli and Andréa Teixeira-Carvalho


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6. Spinal Cord Schistosomiasis

By André Ricardo Ribas Freitas and Rodrigo Nogueira Angerami


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7. Study on Schistosomiasis mansoni and Comorbidity with Hepatitis B and C Virus Infection

By Maria José Conceição and José Rodrigues Coura


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8. Tegument of Schistosoma mansoni as a Therapeutic Target

By Claudineide Nascimento Fernandes de Oliveira, Rosimeire Nunes de Oliveira, Tarsila Ferraz Frezza, Vera Lúcia Garcia Rehder and Silmara Marques Allegretti


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9. Solving the Riddle of the Lung-Stage Schistosomula Paved the Way to a Novel Remedy and an Efficacious Vaccine for Schistosomiasis

By Rashika El Ridi and Hatem Tallima


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