9th INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON SCHISTOSOMIASIS
Vol. 99(Suppl. I) August 2004
Periovular schistosomal granuloma present in human liver.
The lesion is delimited by concentric laminations of collagen which appear
bright red under sirius-red staining, 400X.
CONTENTS

Foreword
- Mitermayer Galvão dos Reis

The Role of the Scientific Research in the Control of Schistosomiasis in Endemic Areas
- Aluízio Prata

Epidemiological and Control Aspects of Schistosomiasis in Brazilian Endemic Areas
- JR Coura, RS Amaral

Cytokine Profile Associated with Human Chronic Schistosomiasis Mansoni
- Andréa Magalhães, Delfin Gonzalez Miranda, Roberval Gonzalez Miranda, Maria Ilma Araújo, Adriana Almeida de Jesus, Angela Silva, Luciana B Santana, Edward Pearce, Edgar M Carvalho, Amélia Ribeiro de Jesus

Schistosoma mansoni Infection Modulates the Immune Response against Allergic and Auto-immune Diseases
- Maria Ilma Araújo, Bradford S Hoppe, Manoel Medeiros Jr, Edgar M Carvalho

Schistosomiasis Protects against Multiple Sclerosis
- Anne Camille La Flamme, Kanishka Canagasabey, Marina Harvie, B Thomas Bäckström

Vaccination with Antioxidant Enzymes Confers Protective Immunity against Challenge Infection with Schistosoma mansoni
- Philip T LoVerde, Claudia Carvalho-Queiroz, Rosemary Cook

From Genomes to Vaccines Via the Proteome
- R Alan Wilson, Rachel S Curwen, Simon Braschi, Stephanie L Hall, Patricia S Coulson, Peter D Ashton

Schistosomal Hepatopathy
- Zilton A Andrade

Involvement of Central Nervous System in the Schistosomiasis
- Teresa Cristina de Abreu Ferrari

Identification of Immunodominant Epitopes of Schistosoma mansoni Vaccine Candidate Antigens Using Human T Cells
- CT Fonseca, E Cunha-Neto, J Kalil, AR de Jesus, R Correa-Oliveira, EM Carvalho, SC Oliveira

Hypertensive Portal Colopathy in Schistosomiasis Mansoni - Proposal for a Classification
- Maria Angelina C Miranda, Ana Lúcia C Domingues, Heloisa S Dias, Renata C Miranda, Norma T Jucá, Maria Fátima M Albuquerque, Fernando T Cordeiro

The Initial Epidemiological Studies in the Low Endemicity Schistosomiasis Area in Esteio, Rio Grande do Sul, the Southernmost Brazilian State, 1997 to 2000
- Carlos Graeff-Teixeira, Cristiana Valar, Caroline K de Moraes, Adriana Mostardeiro Salvany, Charles de Ornellas Brum, Rafael Lucyk Maurer, Renata Ben, Lúcia BLF Mardini, Marta Bañolas Jobim, Ronaldo Santos do Amaral

Spatial Distribution of Schistosomiasis Foci on Itamaracá Island, Pernambuco, Brazil
- CS Barbosa, KC Araújo, L Antunes, T Favre, OS Pieri

Malnutrition and Hepatic Fibrosis in Murine Schistosomiasis
- Eridan M Coutinho

Interactions between Schistosomiasis and Human Immunodeficiency Virus in Western Kenya
- W Evan Secor, Diana MS Karanja, Daniel G Colley

Evaluation of Tests Based on the Antibody Response to Keyhole Limpet Haemocyanin and Soluble Egg Antigen to Differentiate Acute and Chronic Human Schistosomiasis Mansoni
- Lílian Beck, Daniele SM Van-Lüme, Joelma R de Souza, Clarice N Lins de Morais, Wlademir G Melo, Edeneide Xavier, Constança S Barbosa, Marcílio L Aroucha, Ana Lúcia C Domingues, Tereza Favre, Otávio Pieri, Frederico GC Abath, Silvia ML Montenegro (Short Comminication)

Freshwater Snails and Schistosomiasis Mansoni in the State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil: V - Norte Fluminense Mesoregion
- Silvana C Thiengo, Aline C Mattos, M Fernanda Boa-ventura, Márcio S Loureiro, Sonia B Santos, Monica A Fernandez

Rural Tourism as Risk Factor for the Transmission of Schistosomiasis in Minas Gerais, Brazil
- Martin J Enk, Roberta L Caldeira, Omar S Carvalho, Virginia T Schall

Biomphalaria tenagophila/Schistosoma mansoni Interaction: Premises for a New Approach to Biological Control of Schistosomiasis
- PMZ Coelho, OS Carvalho, ZA Andrade, RL Martins-Sousa, FM Rosa, L Barbosa, CAJ Pereira, RL Caldeira, LK Jannotti-Passos, ALB Godard, LA Moreira, GC Oliveira, GR Franco, HMS Teles, D Negrão-Corrêa

A Pedagogical Approach of Schistosomiasis An Experience in Health Education in Minas Gerais, Brazil
- Cristiano Lara Massara, Virgínia Torres Schall

Clinical and Immunological Consequences of Human T Cell Leukemia Virus Type-I and Schistosoma mansoni Co-infection
- Silvane Braga Santos, Aurélia Fonseca Porto, André Luiz Muniz, Amélia Ribeiro de Jesus, Edgar M Carvalho

Factors Associated with Schistosomiasis Mansoni in a Population from the Municipality of Jaboticatubas, State of Minas Gerais, Brazil
- Cristiano Lara Massara, Sérgio Viana Peixoto, Héliton da Silva Barros, Martin Johannes Enk, Omar dos Santos Carvalho, Virgínia Schall

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