Katayama fever: Introduction
Katayama fever: An acute disease due to infection with Schistosoma parasites. Transmission can occur through contact with infected waters.
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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.
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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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