Epidemiological survey on the infection of intestinal flukes in residents of Muan-gun, Jeollanam-do, the Republic of Korea.

@article{Cho2010EpidemiologicalSO,
  title={Epidemiological survey on the infection of intestinal flukes in residents of Muan-gun, Jeollanam-do, the Republic of Korea.},
  author={Shin-Hyeong Cho and Pyo Yun Cho and Dongmin Lee and Tong-Soo Kim and In-Sang Kim and Eun-Jung Hwang and Byoung-Kuk Na and Woon-Mok Sohn},
  journal={The Korean journal of parasitology},
  year={2010},
  volume={48 2},
  pages={
          133-8
        }
}
Infection status of intestinal flukes was investigated in residents of Muan-gun, Jeollanam-do, the Republic of Korea. Total 1,257 fecal samples of residents were examined by formalin-ether sedimentation technique and Kato-Katz thick smear method. Helminth eggs were detected from 95 (7.6%) residents, and eggs of heterophyid flukes and Clonorchis sinensis were found from 62 (4.9%) and 40 (3.2%) cases, respectively. The larger heterophyid eggs, somewhat dark-brown in color and 37.7 x 21.5 microm… Expand
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