Diagnosis and clinical management of Schistosoma haematobium-Schistosoma bovis hybrid infection in a cluster of travelers returning from Mali

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Abstract

Ten Belgian travelers returned from Mali with a Schistosoma haematobium-Schistosoma bovis hybrid infection, confirmed by DNA sequencing from eggs. Clinical symptoms and laboratory findings resembled those of classic acute schistosomiasis, but the detected eggs were morphologically unusual.

Original languageEnglish
JournalClinical Infectious Diseases
Volume63
Issue number12
Pages (from-to)1626-1629
Number of pages4
ISSN1058-4838
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 15-Dec-2016

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