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Descriptor English: Schistosomiasis
Descriptor Spanish: Esquistosomiasis
Descriptor esquistosomiasis
Entry term(s) bilarziosis
bilharziasis
bilharziosis
esquistosomosis
infección por esquistosomas
Scope note: Infección por trematodos del genero SCHISTOSOMA. Los cuadros clínicos más frecuentes están producidos por tres especies: el SCHISTOSOMA HAEMATOBIUM (endémico en África y Oriente Medio), el SCHISTOSOMA MANSONI (en Egipto, África meridional y septentrional, algunas islas de la India occidental y los dos tercios más septentrionales de Sudamérica) y el SCHISTOSOMA JAPONICUM (en Japón, China, Filipinas, Indonesia, Tailandia, Laos). S. mansoni se detecta con frecuencia en puertorriqueños residentes en Estados Unidos.
Descriptor Portuguese: Esquistossomose
Descriptor French: Schistosomiase
Entry term(s): Bilharziases
Bilharziasis
Fever, Katayama
Infection, Schistoma
Infections, Schistoma
Katayama Fever
Schistoma Infection
Schistoma Infections
Schistosomiases
Tree number(s): C01.610.335.865.859
C01.920.922
SP4.012.138.119.075
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D012552
Scope note: Infection with flukes (trematodes) of the genus SCHISTOSOMA. Three species produce the most frequent clinical diseases: SCHISTOSOMA HAEMATOBIUM (endemic in Africa and the Middle East), SCHISTOSOMA MANSONI (in Egypt, northern and southern Africa, some West Indies islands, northern 2/3 of South America), and SCHISTOSOMA JAPONICUM (in Japan, China, the Philippines, Celebes, Thailand, Laos). S. mansoni is often seen in Puerto Ricans living in the United States.
Annotation: general or unspecified; prefer specifics; coordinate with NEGLECTED DISEASES if pertinent
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced
CL classification
CN congenital
CO complications
DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy
DI diagnosis
DT drug therapy
EC economics
EH ethnology
EM embryology
EN enzymology
EP epidemiology
ET etiology
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
MO mortality
NU nursing
PA pathology
PC prevention & control
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
RT radiotherapy
SU surgery
TH therapy
TM transmission
UR urine
VE veterinary
VI virology
Related: Municipal Environmental Plan DeCS
Schistosomicides MeSH
DeCS ID: 12935
Unique ID: D012552
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2017/02/24
Schistosomiasis - Preferred
Concept UI M0019481
Scope note Infection with flukes (trematodes) of the genus SCHISTOSOMA. Three species produce the most frequent clinical diseases: SCHISTOSOMA HAEMATOBIUM (endemic in Africa and the Middle East), SCHISTOSOMA MANSONI (in Egypt, northern and southern Africa, some West Indies islands, northern 2/3 of South America), and SCHISTOSOMA JAPONICUM (in Japan, China, the Philippines, Celebes, Thailand, Laos). S. mansoni is often seen in Puerto Ricans living in the United States.
Preferred term Schistosomiasis
Entry term(s) Bilharziases
Bilharziasis
Fever, Katayama
Infection, Schistoma
Infections, Schistoma
Katayama Fever
Schistoma Infection
Schistoma Infections
Schistosomiases



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