Latest Schistosoma mekongi Stories
Scientists have cracked the genetic code and predicted some high priority drug targets for the blood parasite Schistosoma haematobium, which is linked to bladder cancer and HIV/ AIDS and causes the insidious urogenital disease schistosomiasis haematobia in more than 112 million people in Africa.
A U.S. scientist says he has completed the first genetic linkage map for Schistosoma mansoni -- a blood parasite linked with schistosomiasis. S.
Two international research teams have determined the complete genetic sequences of two species of parasitic flatworms that cause schistosomiasis, a debilitating condition also known as snail fever.
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