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Chronic Schistosoma mekongi in a Traveler-A Case Report and Review of the Literature.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  24912375     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Travel-related schistosomiasis can be detected in patients without symptoms of acute or chronic infection. A case of Schistosoma mekongi acquired in an endemic area of Laos and discovered unexpectedly from colon biopsies taken 5 years after infection is presented here. A literature review of previous cases of S. mekongi infection specifically associated with travelers is then presented.
Authors:
Pauline Campa; Michel Develoux; Ghania Belkadi; Denis Magne; Charles Lame; Marie-Jeanne Carayon; Pierre-Marie Girard
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2014-6-9
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of travel medicine     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1708-8305     ISO Abbreviation:  J Travel Med     Publication Date:  2014 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2014-6-10     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9434456     Medline TA:  J Travel Med     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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© 2014 International Society of Travel Medicine.
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