Morbidity markers for Schistosoma haematobium infection.
CEC/STD meeting on schistosomiasis research. Noordwijk Leiden NLD, 1993/09/06.
A description is given of a field study design, including pretreatment and short and long-term posttreatment measurements, which is conducted as a case-control study amond school children in Kaloleni District, Kenya, and Kilosa District, Tanzania, including 500 school children from each endemic setting.
The aim of the study is to evaluate eosinophil cationic protein (ECP) in urine as a marker for Schistosoma haematobium morbidity by comparing levels of ECP in urine with S. haematobium egg counts in urine, level of excreted S. haematobium egg antigen in urine, microhaematuria and urinary tract pathology assessed by ultrasnography.
Mots-clés Pascal : Schistosoma haematobium, Trematoda, Plathelmintha, Helmintha, Invertebrata, Schistosomiase, Trématodose, Helminthiase, Parasitose, Infection, Marqueur biologique, Morbidité, Kenya, Afrique, Tanzanie, Homme, Epidémiologie
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Schistosoma haematobium, Trematoda, Plathelmintha, Helmintha, Invertebrata, Schistosomiasis, Trematod disease, Helminthiasis, Parasitosis, Infection, Biological marker, Morbidity, Kenya, Africa, Tanzania, Human, Epidemiology
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Cote : 94-0599967
Code Inist : 002B05E03C1. Création : 09/06/1995.