What may increase the risk of mortality in schistosomiasis (bilharzia)?

Updated: Sep 20, 2018
  • Author: Shadab Hussain Ahmed, MD, AAHIVS, FACP, FIDSA; Chief Editor: Michael Stuart Bronze, MD  more...
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Co-infection of schistosomiasis along with hepatitis, HIV, and malaria can raise the risk of hepatocellular carcinoma and increase the risk of mortality.


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