Schistosomiasis

David Johnston daj at nhm.ac.uk
Thu Sep 11 09:22:18 EST 1997


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Please could you assist with the following :
 
On behalf of Dr F Saaijman we request the following information or maybe
you can assist me in trying to contact the correct address.
 
The question is this :  Is there any literature or unpublished 
knowledge available to support my theory that the following symptoms can
be ascribed to, lets call it a subclinical bilharsiae infection, namely
malaise, feelings of lethargy, sleepyness or drowsiness?

As we all know, the symptoms attributable to bilharsiase is
traditionally the common and well known heamaturia, splenomegalie,
aenaemia hepatomegalie etc.  Apparently very little is know about the
symptoms and signs of a mild schistosomia heamatosium and/or mansonic
infection.
Please e-mail me with any information.
 
On behalf of Dr A F Saaijman, Hazelmed, Pretoria, RSA.

Thanking you in anticipation.

Francis Callister.
 
 
David A. Johnston,
Secretary to the WHO Schistosoma Genome Network,
Biomedical Parasitology Division,
Dept. of Zoology,
The Natural History Museum,
Cromwell Road, London SW7 5BD, England, UK.> Tel: 0171 9389297 (from outside the
UK: 44 171 9389297
Fax: 0171 9388754 (from outside the UK: 44 171 9388754)
eMail daj at nhm.ac.uk
 
The  Biomedical Parasitology Division is a WHO Collaborating Centre for the
identification of schistosomes and their snail hosts.

 




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