HLTB21H3 Chapter Notes - Chapter 3: Hematuria, Trematode Life Cycle Stages, Granuloma
After human populations was settled down and adopted agricultural life conditions favoured the emergence of diseases. Agricultural revolution was the driving force behind the growth of cities (urbanization) Urban life enhanced the transmission of certain disease through the air and water. Diseases of antiquity characterized by parasites with long-lived transmission stages: eggs, involving person-to-person contact. Most diseases established when small number of infectious individuals could be maintained. A disease that cause blood to appear in the urine (hematuria) Hematuria was described by the father of arabian medicine avicenna. Blood fluke disease known as snail fever or endemic hematuria: involves feces or urine, water, snails and a flatworm. First europeans to experience soldiers of napoleon"s army during invasion of egypt www. notesolution. com. Route of infection seems like only bathing in infested water, not ingestion. Adult worms at 10 mm in length. Sexes are separate males have groove running lengthwise.