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The Biology of Schistosomiasis By: Tricia Stone, Marielle Remillard & Tracy Wright
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Schistosomes macroscopic parasite from the genus Schistosoma characterized by significant sexual dimorphism Schistosoma= split body
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Types of Schistosomes Three species affect humans: 1.) S. mansoni: large intestine 2.) S. japonicum: small intestine 3.) S. haematobium: urinary bladder
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Life Cycle feces and urine miracidia intermediate fresh water snail host
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Intermediate Snail Hosts S. mansoni : Biomphalaria ( Africa) S. haematobium: Bulinus (Africa) S. japonicum: Oncomelania ( Asia) Biomphalaria Bulinus Oncomelania
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Life Cycle intermediate fresh water snail host cercariae
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Life Cycle in the Human cercariae human host human host YUMMY!!
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Life Cycle in the Human schistosomulum human host
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Life Cycle in the Human schistosomulum human host adult schistosome
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Life Cycle in the Human adult schistosome eggs excreted in the feces and urine
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Life Cycle
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Stage 1: Migratory Phase moves through the body to target tissue
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