Simple clinical manifestations of genital schistosoma Haematobium infection in rural Zimbabwean women

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Simple clinical manifestations of genital schistosoma Haematobium infection in rural Zimbabwean women. / Kjetland, Eyrun Floerecke; Ndhlovu, Patricia D.; Mduluza, Takafira; Gomo, Exenevia; Gwanzura, Lovemore; Mason, Peter R.; Kurewa, Edith Nyaradzai; Midzi, Nicholas; Friis, Henrik; Gundersen, Svein Gunnar.

I: American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, Bind 72, Nr. 3, 01.03.2005, s. 311-319.

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Kjetland, EF, Ndhlovu, PD, Mduluza, T, Gomo, E, Gwanzura, L, Mason, PR, Kurewa, EN, Midzi, N, Friis, H & Gundersen, SG 2005, 'Simple clinical manifestations of genital schistosoma Haematobium infection in rural Zimbabwean women', American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, bind 72, nr. 3, s. 311-319.

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Kjetland, E. F., Ndhlovu, P. D., Mduluza, T., Gomo, E., Gwanzura, L., Mason, P. R., ... Gundersen, S. G. (2005). Simple clinical manifestations of genital schistosoma Haematobium infection in rural Zimbabwean women. American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 72(3), 311-319.

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Kjetland EF, Ndhlovu PD, Mduluza T, Gomo E, Gwanzura L, Mason PR o.a. Simple clinical manifestations of genital schistosoma Haematobium infection in rural Zimbabwean women. American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 2005 mar 1;72(3):311-319.

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Kjetland, Eyrun Floerecke ; Ndhlovu, Patricia D. ; Mduluza, Takafira ; Gomo, Exenevia ; Gwanzura, Lovemore ; Mason, Peter R. ; Kurewa, Edith Nyaradzai ; Midzi, Nicholas ; Friis, Henrik ; Gundersen, Svein Gunnar. / Simple clinical manifestations of genital schistosoma Haematobium infection in rural Zimbabwean women. I: American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 2005 ; Bind 72, Nr. 3. s. 311-319.

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title = "Simple clinical manifestations of genital schistosoma Haematobium infection in rural Zimbabwean women",
abstract = "Up to 75{\%} of women with urinary schistosomiasis have Schistosoma haematobium ova in the genitals. This study aimed to describe the prevalence of gynecologic S. haematobium infection and to differentiate the disease from sexually transmitted infections (STIs). Gynecologic and laboratory investigations for S. haematobium and STIs were performed in 527 women between the ages of 20 and 49 in rural Zimbabwe. Genital homogenous yellow and/or grainy sandy patches, the commonest type of genital pathology, were identified in 243 (46{\%}) women. Grainy sandy patches were significantly associated with S. haematobium ova only. Genital S. haematobium ova was also significantly associated with homogenous yellow sandy patches, mucosal bleeding, and abnormal blood vessels. The presence of ova was not a predictor for ulcers, papillomata, leukoplakia, polyps, or cell atypia. Mucosal sandy patches seem to be pathognomonic for S. haemutobium infection in the female genitals. Coexistence of ova and other lesions may not be causal.",
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AU - Gwanzura, Lovemore

AU - Mason, Peter R.

AU - Kurewa, Edith Nyaradzai

AU - Midzi, Nicholas

AU - Friis, Henrik

AU - Gundersen, Svein Gunnar

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N2 - Up to 75% of women with urinary schistosomiasis have Schistosoma haematobium ova in the genitals. This study aimed to describe the prevalence of gynecologic S. haematobium infection and to differentiate the disease from sexually transmitted infections (STIs). Gynecologic and laboratory investigations for S. haematobium and STIs were performed in 527 women between the ages of 20 and 49 in rural Zimbabwe. Genital homogenous yellow and/or grainy sandy patches, the commonest type of genital pathology, were identified in 243 (46%) women. Grainy sandy patches were significantly associated with S. haematobium ova only. Genital S. haematobium ova was also significantly associated with homogenous yellow sandy patches, mucosal bleeding, and abnormal blood vessels. The presence of ova was not a predictor for ulcers, papillomata, leukoplakia, polyps, or cell atypia. Mucosal sandy patches seem to be pathognomonic for S. haemutobium infection in the female genitals. Coexistence of ova and other lesions may not be causal.

AB - Up to 75% of women with urinary schistosomiasis have Schistosoma haematobium ova in the genitals. This study aimed to describe the prevalence of gynecologic S. haematobium infection and to differentiate the disease from sexually transmitted infections (STIs). Gynecologic and laboratory investigations for S. haematobium and STIs were performed in 527 women between the ages of 20 and 49 in rural Zimbabwe. Genital homogenous yellow and/or grainy sandy patches, the commonest type of genital pathology, were identified in 243 (46%) women. Grainy sandy patches were significantly associated with S. haematobium ova only. Genital S. haematobium ova was also significantly associated with homogenous yellow sandy patches, mucosal bleeding, and abnormal blood vessels. The presence of ova was not a predictor for ulcers, papillomata, leukoplakia, polyps, or cell atypia. Mucosal sandy patches seem to be pathognomonic for S. haemutobium infection in the female genitals. Coexistence of ova and other lesions may not be causal.

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