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Tropical Medicine in an Age of High Global Mobility - Schistosomiasis in a School Class after Travel to Rwanda.

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 Schistosomiasis is one of the most common parasitic diseases worldwide. If left untreated, intestinal (Schistosoma mansoni, S. japonicum, S. mekongi) and urogenital (S. haematobium) chronic disease manifestations occur depending on the parasite load. The early phase however is characterized by fever and an immune-complex-mediated illness. Long-distance travel to tropical regions is on the rise, academic partnerships and humanitarian missions take even young people to developing countries.

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Name: Deutsche medizinische Wochenschrift (1946)
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