Schistosomiasis

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Acceptability at Recruitment

QUALIFIED

Acceptability at CT / Work-Up

QUALIFIED

Individual at Risk

Recipient

Explanation of Condition

Chronic parasitic infection causing multi-organ disease and retarded development in the young. Transmitted through contaminated water supplies via fresh-water snails.

See also Schistosomiasis

Guidance

Acceptable if fully recovered and at least one week from completing antimicrobial therapy.

Pseudonyms or Related Conditions

Bilharzia

Snail Fever

Version

Version 1, Edition 1

Date of Last Update

15th June 2012