Review ArticleDevelopments in schistosomiasis research and managementBlanton, Ronald E. Author Information Division of Geographic Medicine, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, Ohio, USA Correspondence to Ronald E. Blanton, M.D., Division of Geographic Medicine, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, 2109 Adelbert Rd., Cleveland, OH 44106-4985, USA. Tel: +1 216 368 4814; fax: +1 216 368 4825; e-mail: [email protected] Abbreviations TNF: tumor necrosis factor Th: T-helper (cell) Current Opinion in Infectious Diseases 13(5):p 445-450, October 2000. Buy Abstract Schistosomiasis is a worldwide problem because it is so widely distributed, and few places on earth are now too remote. Some of the most important new research examines how parasite and host biology are integrated, how any level of infection contributes to the overall burden of disease, and the long-term and short-term outcomes of control programs. © 2000 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.