Schistosomiasis is a chronic and parasitic disease. It is caused by blood flukes of the genus Schistosoma. Schistosomiasis can be of intestinal and urogenital type. It is very common in poor communities that do not have access to safe drinking water and adequate sanitation. People at highest risk for this disease are the ones those are in constant contact with infested water.
A journal is a periodical publication intended to further progress of science, usually by reporting new research. Most journals are highly specialized, although some of the oldest journals publish articles, reviews, editorials, short communications, letters, and scientific papers across a wide range of scientific fields. Journals contain articles that peer reviewed, in an attempt to ensure that articles meet the journal's standards of quality, and scientific validity. Each such journal article becomes part of the permanent scientific record.
Last date updated on June, 2014