EPPO Global Database

Schistosoma haematobium(SCHSHA)

Overview
Last modification: 1996-10-16

Basic information
  • EPPO code: SCHSHA
  • Preferred name: Schistosoma haematobium
  • Authority: (Bilharz)

Notes

S. haematobium is the agent of urinary schistosomiasis (bilharzia) in Man. The freshwater snail Bulinus truncatus is the intermediate host.


Common names
Name Language
Darmpärchenegel German
urinary schistosomiasis in Man English