Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Parasitic Diseases - Schistosomiasis

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Academic Editor

Rashika El Ridi

Cairo University, Egypt

PublishedJanuary 16th, 2013

Doi10.5772/55787

ISBN978-953-51-0942-6

eBook (PDF) ISBN978-953-51-7065-5

Copyright year2013

Number of pages212

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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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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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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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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