Acute fascioliasis--clinical and epidemiological features of four patients in Chile.

@article{Fica2012AcuteFA,
  title={Acute fascioliasis--clinical and epidemiological features of four patients in Chile.},
  author={Alberto E Fica and Jeannette P Dabanch and Carlos Alberto T Farias and Miguel Castro and Mar{\'i}a Isabel Jercic and Thomas Weitzel},
  journal={Clinical microbiology and infection : the official publication of the European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases},
  year={2012},
  volume={18 1},
  pages={91-6}
}
Because of its infrequent and protean presentation and the lack of clinical data, the management of acute infections with the foodborne trematode Fasciola hepatica is challenging. We report four serologically confirmed cases that illustrate our experience with this parasitic infection in Chile. All patients were adults presenting with upper abdominal pain… CONTINUE READING