Microbiology: Current Research

Review Article - Microbiology: Current Research (2018) Volume 2, Issue 2

Advances in diagnosis of schistosomiasis.

Schistosomiasis is a kind of globally infectious tropical disease that endangers human health and hinders social development in modern society. The main epidemic species is Schistosoma japonicum in China. Occasionally cases of imported schistosomiasis are reported. This article provides new insights to the research of clinical diagnosis and treatment by summarizing the common diagnosis methods of schistosomiasis in China, such as routine examination, pathogen detection, immunological tests, nucleic acid tests and medical imaging examination.

Author(s): Weifeng G, Joseph WM, Zhisheng D, Yumin Z, Wei H

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