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  • The Scientist

    Blood Fluke: Worms of the genus Schistosoma can take up residence in humans' blood vessels.

  • Sandra Hamel

    Schistosome parasite


    Schistosoma mansoni parasite. In 2009 researchers from the UT Health Science Center San Antonio and other institutions crack the genetic code of Schistosoma mansoni, a flatworm that can live up to 10 years on average in humans. The parasite is endemic in many tropical areas of the world. #getuv #viqua

  • Wendy Janin

    Do you show the signs of a parasite infection? Check out this cheat sheet, and learn how to rid yourself of them.

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