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schistosome dermatitis

[′shis·tə‚sōm ‚dər·mə′tīd·əs]
(medicine)
A dermatitis caused by penetration of the skin by certain schistosome cercariae. Also known as swamp itch; swimmer's itch.
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Electrophoretic patterns of protein fractionations in hemolymph and tissues of Biomphalaria alexandrina and Bulinus truncatus during course of schistosome infection.
Schistosome apyrase SmATPDasel, but not SmATPDase2, hydrolyses exogenous ATP and ADR Purinergic Signal.
A breeding pair of schistosomes will live in the host's body for several years--perhaps as many as twenty.
Schistosomes are considered to be highly pathogenic for migratory waterfowls (Kolarova et al.
The pathologists' report on the samples obtained during the cystoscopy was positive for squamous cell carcinoma, schistosomiasis, and the presence of degenerative schistosome ova.
Newmark said the stem cells aren't necessarily the sole reason schistosome parasites survive for so many years, but their ability to replenish multiple cell types likely plays a role.
The Bilharzia Urine CCA strip detects the schistosome CCA (present in all Schistosoma species) in the urine of infected individuals.
mansoni, which is the most prominent of the schistosome species responsible for human schistosomiasis.
There are 5 species of schistosomes, all with similar life cycles involving freshwater snails.
A brief review of the application of proteomics to the identification of novel schistosome candidate vaccines was recently published (12).
This may be due to the fact that singles are more likely to visit streams where they may come into contact with cercaria of schistosome.
Schistosomiasis is contracted by exposure to contaminated freshwater; schistosome eggs in the water enter a snail intermediate host where they mature then are released back into water.