EAU Guidelines for the Management of Urogenital Schistosomiasis

Karl Horst Bichler, Ilya Savatovsky, Kurt G. Naber, Michael C. Bischop, Truls E. Bjerklund-Johansen, Henry Botto, Mete Cek, Magnus Grabe, Bernhard Lobel, Juan Palou Redorta, Peter Tenke

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Abstract

More than 100 million people worldwide are affected by bilharziasis, caused by Schistosoma haematobium. For travellers precaution is most important. For the population in endemic areas, an integrated approach including health education is necessary. Effective pharmacologic treatment is available.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)998-1003
Number of pages6
JournalEuropean Urology
Volume49
Issue number6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jun 1 2006

Keywords

  • Bilharziasis
  • Bladder cancer
  • Bulinus
  • Cervicitis
  • EAU guidelines
  • Endometritis
  • Epididymitis
  • Glycosaminoglycans
  • Metrifonate
  • Oxamniquine
  • Prziquantel
  • Salpingitis
  • Schistosoma haematobium
  • Schistosoma japonicum
  • Schistosoma mansoni
  • Schistosoma mekongi
  • Schistosomiasis
  • Urogenital tract infection

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Urology

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    Bichler, K. H., Savatovsky, I., Naber, K. G., Bischop, M. C., Bjerklund-Johansen, T. E., Botto, H., Cek, M., Grabe, M., Lobel, B., Redorta, J. P., & Tenke, P. (2006). EAU Guidelines for the Management of Urogenital Schistosomiasis. European Urology, 49(6), 998-1003. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.eururo.2006.02.022