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Katayama fever

Katayama fever: Introduction

Katayama fever: An acute disease due to infection with Schistosoma parasites. Transmission can occur through contact with infected waters. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Katayama fever is available below.

Symptoms of Katayama fever

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Katayama fever: Complications

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Causes of Katayama fever

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Definitions of Katayama fever:

A species of trematode blood flukes belonging to the family Schistosomatidae whose distribution is confined to areas of the Far East. The intermediate host is a snail. It occurs in man and other mammals. - (Source - Diseases Database)

Katayama fever is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Katayama fever, or a subtype of Katayama fever, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

 

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