Fish sharing as a risk factor for Opisthorchis viverrini infection: evidence from two villages in north-eastern Thailand

@inproceedings{Saenna2017FishSA,
  title={Fish sharing as a risk factor for Opisthorchis viverrini infection: evidence from two villages in north-eastern Thailand},
  author={Parichat Saenna and Cameron P. Hurst and Pierre Echaubard and Bruce A. Wilcox and Banchob Sripa},
  booktitle={Infectious diseases of poverty},
  year={2017}
}
BACKGROUND Foodborne trematodiasis (FBT) is a significant global health problem, with the liver flukes Opisthorchis viverrini, O. felineus, and Clonorchis sinensis contributing to half of the global burden of FBT. North-eastern Thailand where O. viverrini is endemic and un-cooked fish dishes remain an integral part of the food culture has the highest reported incidence of opisthorchiasis, including associated cholangiocarcinoma. Both food sharing and eating practices are potentially important… CONTINUE READING
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