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Table 2 Problems currently present in the control of imported schistosomiasis haematobia

From: Improving the management of imported schistosomiasis haematobia in China: lessons from a case with multiple misdiagnoses

1. Lack of sound multi-sector collaborations.
2. No national criteria for the diagnosis and treatment of imported schistosomiasis haematobia.
3. Lack of diagnostics for the detection of imported cases with S. haematobium infection.
4. The exporting laborers have little knowledge on prevention and control of S. haematobium infections, and they lack active pursuit of medical care even if infected.
5. Medical professionals lack awareness, diagnosis and treatment experiences as well as techniques regarding S. haematobium infection.