Artyfechinostomum sufrartyfex Trematode Infections in Children, Bihar, India

@article{Prasad2019ArtyfechinostomumST,
  title={Artyfechinostomum sufrartyfex Trematode Infections in Children, Bihar, India},
  author={Yugal K. Prasad and Suman Dahal and Barsha Saikia and Bobita Bordoloi and Veena Tandon and Sudeep Ghatani},
  journal={Emerging Infectious Diseases},
  year={2019},
  volume={25},
  pages={1571 - 1573}
}
Eating raw or insufficiently cooked mollusks is a known risk factor for human echinostomiasis. We confirmed identification of Artyfechinostomum sufrartyfex trematodes as the causative agent of disease among 170 children in northern Bihar, India. We also identified the snail Pila globosa as a potential source of infections in the study area. 
Temporal morphometric analyses of Pila globosa in India for its use in aquaculture and food industry
Background Although the apple snail Pila globosa is used as indicator species for human consumption locally and as fish feed, research on it in general is very scanty. It is used in food industry, inExpand

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