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BIOL 1409 Pathogens: Schistosoma mansoni

Schistosoma mansoni

Four Schistosoma mansoni trematodes

Four Schistosoma mansoni trematodes

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Schistosomiasis is caused by digenetic blood trematodes.  The three main species infecting humans are Schistosoma haematobium, S. japonicum, and S. mansoni.  CDC

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