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Hematospermia Due to Schistosome Infection in Travelers: Diagnostic and Treatment Challenges

Eli Schwartz, Neora Pick, Gila Shazberg and Israel Potasman

in Clinical Infectious Diseases

Published on behalf of Infectious Diseases Society of America

Volume 35, issue 11, pages 1420-1424
Published in print December 2002 | ISSN: 1058-4838
Published online December 2002 | e-ISSN: 1537-6591 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/344063
Hematospermia Due to Schistosome Infection in Travelers: Diagnostic and Treatment Challenges

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Hematospermia associated with schistosomal infection is a new topic of clinical interest. The features and incidence of this rare complication and the difficulties associated with its treatment have yet to be characterized. We describe 4 patients with hematospermia due to schistosome infection acquired during travel to an area of endemicity.

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Subjects: Infectious Diseases ; Immunology ; Public Health and Epidemiology ; Microbiology

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