oa South African Medical Journal - Rooiwater (Bilharziasis) : beskrywing van 'n geval met dubbele besmetting

Volume 20, Issue 20
  • ISSN : 0256-9574
  • E-ISSN: 2078-5135



A case of dual infection with S. haematobium and S. Mansoni of the bladder and the rectum is descriptionbed. The infection was contracted near Pretoria. The case history is not typical, and the probable cause of the symptoms was only revealed by an examination of the urine. All symptoms disappeared after a course of Fouadin injections, and the patient's weight increased considerably The case was kept under observation for a year and showed no signs of recurrence.

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