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schistosoma mansoni

Open Access | Co-infections with Plasmodium falciparum, Schistosoma mansoni and intestinal helminths among schoolchildren in endemic areas of northwestern Tanzania

May 20, 2010 - 14:08 -- Patrick Sampao
Author(s): 
Humphrey D., Rebecca W., et al.
Reference: 
Parasites & Vectors 2010, 3:44

A cross sectional study was conducted among schoolchildren living in villages located close to the shores of Lake Victoria. The Kato Katz technique was employed to screen faecal samples for S. mansoni and soil-transmitted helminth eggs.

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Open Access | Schistosoma mansoni infection reduces the incidence of murine cerebral malaria

January 12, 2010 - 11:42 -- Ingeborg van Schayk
Author(s): 
Judith H Waknine-Grinberg, Daniel Gold, Ariel Ohayon, Eliezer Flescher, Alina Heyfets, Michael J Doenhoff, Gabriele Schramm, Helmut Haas, Jacob Golenser
Reference: 
Malaria Journal 2010, 9:5 (5 January 2010)

This research supports previous claims of a protective effect of helminth infection on CM development.

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