[The first record of human natural infection of Echinochasmus liliputanus].

@article{Xiao1992TheFR,
  title={[The first record of human natural infection of Echinochasmus liliputanus].},
  author={Xiongshi Xiao and Tak Pan Wong and Da-Bing Lu and J. F. Gao and Ling Fei Xu and Wei dong Wu and Jun Mei and Feng Lei Xu},
  journal={Zhongguo ji sheng chong xue yu ji sheng chong bing za zhi = Chinese journal of parasitology & parasitic diseases},
  year={1992},
  volume={10 2},
  pages={132-5}
}
Human natural infection with Echinochasmus liliputanus was found for the first time from the inhabitants of Hexian county of Anhui Province in Spring, 1991. Sixty worms collected from 3 infected persons were studied morphologically. The adult worms are leaf-shaped, 1519.4-2056.3 x 466.4-564.0 microns in size. The width of the collar is 235.8-297.3 microns. A row of 24 collar spines with size of 22.5-35.6 x 8.8-10.6 microns is arranged on the collar symmetrically with dorsal and ventral… CONTINUE READING