Reading 2 Parasite 5 - Schistosome

Microbe Name: 
Schistosome
Structural Image: 
Microbe Type: 
Parent Accordion Part: 
II. Parasites
Disease Caused: 
Causes Schistosomiasis
Damage: 
Eggs shed by the adult worms lodge in the intestine or bladder; damage to liver, intestine, spleen, lung, bladder
Symptoms: 
Rash, itchy skin, fever, chills, cough, muscle aches
Mode of Transmission: 
Water borne
Microbe Table Index: 
5