an outbreak of schistosomiasis in travellers returning from endemic areas: the importance of rigorous tracing in peer groups exposed to risk of infection.background: each year, schools across scotland send their students on exchange programmes to malawi. between 2005 and 2009, 22.8% of scotland's new cases of schistosomiasis were from freshwater exposure in malawi, with 41.5% diagnosed in 15-24 year olds. in january 2011, a 17-year-old male presented to our urology department with visible haematuria following freshwater exposure during a school trip to malawi. he was subsequently diagnosed with urinary schistosomiasis. methods: the potential invo ...201122155647
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