Rahul Anand, Author at Psychiatry Advisor

Rahul Anand

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Schistosomiasis

OVERVIEW: What every clinician needs to know Parasite name and classification Helminths – phylum Platyhelminthes, class Trematoda. Main species infecting humans are Schistosoma haematobium, S. japonicum, and S. mansoni. Others include S. mekongi and S. intercalatum; some species which parasitize birds and mammals can rarely cause dermatitis in humans. What is the best treatment? Drug…

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