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schistosomiasis

Human interacts with cercariae, adult flukes, eggs
Disease caused by chronic inflammation and immune response to eggs laid by females

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Immune response to helminths

Type TH2, eosinophilic inflammation and IgE
Resembles inflammation seen in allergies

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Disease equation

Organism inoculum # * virulence
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Host defense