Sneak Peek at Early Course of Bladder Infection Caused by Widespread, Understudied Parasite, Stanford University Study  
11/30/2012 7:12:42 AM

Using standard tools of the molecular-biology trade and a new, much-improved animal model of a prevalent but poorly understood tropical parasitic disease called urogenital schistosomiasis, Stanford University School of Medicine researchers were able to obtain "snapshots" of shifting gene activity levels during the early, acute phase of what for most becomes a chronic bladder infection.