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The impact of mass drug administration on Schistosoma haematobium infection: what is required to achieve morbidity control and elimination?
Using an individual based stochastic model and data from two different age-intensity profiles of infection prevalence and… Read more »
Investigating the importance of the Schistosome digestive tract in host immune evasion, parasite survival and novel vaccine development
An investigation into schistosome digestive tract development reveals that the oesophageal gland, a site of protein secretion and… Read more »
In this study, researchers explored the benefits and outcomes of different treatment strategies in reducing schistosomiasis in… Read more »
Designing school-based surveys to identify areas for treatment of schistosomiasis in Sub-Saharan Africa
Using geostatistical models researchers evaluated the accuracy and cost-effectiveness of different survey designs in identifying… Read more »
A recent lab and field-based study investigated the amount and duration of chlorine needed to inactivate schistosome cercariae and… Read more »
Malawi is endemic for urogenital schistosomiasis, however reports of intestinal schistosomiasis have pointed to the emergence of… Read more »
Researchers from Benin and France uncovered a missing piece of the puzzle for human-cattle schistosome hybridization.
Inspired by a conference symposium examining the impacts of schistosomiasis across all ages, we recently wrote an opinion piece… Read more »