Which factors increase the risk of schistosomiasis (bilharzia) reinfection?

Updated: Jun 11, 2020
  • Author: Shadab Hussain Ahmed, MD, AAHIVS, FACP, FIDSA; Chief Editor: Michael Stuart Bronze, MD  more...
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Reinfection is extremely common in persons who live in, or return to, endemic areas. Repetitive treatment is necessary to prevent disease progression in this situation.

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