Food-borne trematode infections of humans in the United States of America

@article{Fried2010FoodborneTI,
  title={Food-borne trematode infections of humans in the United States of America},
  author={Bernard Fried and Amy Abruzzi},
  journal={Parasitology Research},
  year={2010},
  volume={106},
  pages={1263-1280}
}
This review examines the literature on imported (allochthonous) and local (autochthonous) cases of food-borne trematode (FBT) infections in the United States of America (USA) from 1890 to 2009. Most of the literature is concerned with imported cases of the opisthorchiids Clonorchis sinensis and Opisthorchis viverrini. These flukes cause serious pathology in the liver and biliary system of humans. Chronic cases may induce liver (hepatocarcinoma) and bile duct (cholangiocarcinoma) cancers in… 
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