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Types of Bilharzia

Biomphalaria for S Mansoni
Biomphalaria for S Mansoni

Schistosoma mansoni is a water-borne parasite of humans, and belongs to the group of blood flukes (Schistosoma). The adult lives in the blood vessels (mesenteric veins) near the human intestine. It causes intestinal schistosomiasis (similar to S. japonicum, S. mekongi, S. guineensis, and S. intercalatum).

Bulinus for S Haematobium and S Intercalatum
Bulinus for S Haematobium and S Intercalatum

Schistosoma intercalatum is a parasitic worm ... use Bulinus africanus, while ... in western Africa–where S. intercalatum and S. haematobium are endemic–the only ...

Oncomelania for S Japonicum
Oncomelania for S Japonicum

Schistosoma japonicum is the only human blood fluke that occurs in China, Philippines, Sri Lanka Asia and Lindu Lake .(Found by Markus Kleemann in a Rainforest Lake) It is the cause of schistosomiasis japonica, a disease that still remains a significant health problem especially in lake and marshland regions.

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