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A genus of trematodes, Schistosoma, commonly known as blood-flukes, are parasitic flatworms responsible for a highly significant group of infections in humans ...


Find information such as Schistosoma life cycle, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment as well as pictures and videos. Schistosoma (blood flukes) cause ...


Feb 27, 2013 ... New research shows that the secret to blood fluke's long life cycle could be stem cells that allow it to keep regenerating its body parts.

Mar 21, 2011 ... This is a video of schistosoma haemotobium, or the blood fluke, taken from Animal Planet's "Monsters Inside Me" documentary series.


Feb 25, 2013 ... Getting blood flukes (the disease is known as schistosomiasis or bilharzia) is, sadly, nothing special. Two hundred million people suffer from ...


Schistosomes are water-borne flatworms or blood flukes that enter the human body through the skin. Some symptoms of schistosomiasis include fever, ...


A schistosome is a parasitic trematode worm also known as a blood fluke. The larval forms of the worm live in freshwater snails.


Oct 6, 2012 ... Bilharzia; Katayama fever; Swimmer's itch; Blood fluke ... system (the veins that carry blood from the intestines to liver), spleen, and lungs.


Oct 8, 2008 ... I first encountered blood flukes while doing research for my book Parasite Rex. They are extraordinary flatworms that get their start in life in ...


Schistosomiasis is an acute and chronic parasitic disease caused by blood flukes (trematode worms) of the genus Schistosoma. Estimates show that at least 218 ...