Epidemiology of Trematode Infections: An Update.

  title={Epidemiology of Trematode Infections: An Update.},
  author={J. Chai and Bong-Kwang Jung},
  journal={Advances in experimental medicine and biology},
Digenetic trematodes infecting humans are more than 91 species which belong to 46 genera all over the world. According to their habitat in definitive hosts, they are classified as blood flukes (Schistosoma japonicum. S. mekongi, S. mansoni, S. haematobium, and S. intercalatum), liver flukes (Clonorchis sinensis, Opisthorchis viverrini, O. felineus, Metorchis conjunctus, M. bilis, M. orientalis, Fasciola hepatica, F. gigantica, Dicrocoelium dendriticum, and D. hospes), lung flukes (Paragonimus… Expand
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