Schistosomiasis, also known as Bilharziasis, is caused by a blood fluke whose larvae contaminate fresh water where humans contract the disease by wading, swimming, or bathing.

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Cambridge Schistosomiasis Research Group
Includes group information, articles, disease information, and history of studies on the parasite.
The Carter Center: Schistosomiasis Control Program
Provides information on this disease and the program for its elimination being undertaken.
CDC DPDx - Schistosomiasis
Factsheet with causal agents, life cycle, geographic distribution, laboratory diagnosis, and treatment.
CDC Travelers' Health Information on Schistosomiasis
Factsheet with cause, affected areas of the world, symptoms, geographic distribution map, prevention, and treatment.
CDC: Schistosomiasis
Includes factsheets and news releases.
eMedicine - Schistosomiasis
Article by Amy J Behrman, MD.
eMedicine - Schistosomiasis
Article by Palaniandy Kogulan, MD.
MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia: Schistosomiasis
Features cause, risk factors, symptoms, tests, treatment, complications, and prevention.
Medmicro: Schistosomes and Other Trematodes
Medical and scientific information on the organisms and the diseases they cause.
NHS Choices: Schistosomiasis (Bilharzia)
Provides information on this infection caused by parasites called schistosomes. Includes details of symptoms, causes, diagnosis, treatment and prevention.
Schistosomiasis Control Initiative
Features objectives, disease information, programs, operating locations, and news.
TDR: Schistosomiasis
Provides information on the research being undertaken into this disease and its vectors.
WHO/OMS: Schistosomiasis
Includes factsheets on the disease, programs, and research.
WHO: Schistosomiasis
Provides information on the WHO strategy on the use of anthelminthic drugs to control schistosomiasis in poor and marginalized communities.
The York Schistosomiasis Research Group
Includes disease information, parasite life cycle, research information, and links.

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