Pregnant women with urinary schistosomiasis should be treated, but screening is not implemented in migrants. We report herein a case of a migrant diagnosed late into pregnancy, after diagnosis was made in her husband. Praziquantel was safe and effective. Schistosomiasis should be considered in pregnant women from endemic countries.
|Titolo:||A CASE REPORT OF SCHISTOSOMA HAEMATOBIUM INFECTION IN A PREGNANT MIGRANT RAISES CONCERNS ABOUT LACK OF SCREENING POLICIES.|
A case report of Schistosoma haematobium infection in a pregnant migrant raises concerns about lack of screening policies
|Data di pubblicazione:||2016|
|Appare nelle tipologie:||1.1 Articolo in rivista|