Human infection by Phagicola sp. (Trematoda, Heterophyidae) in the municipality of Registro, São Paulo State, Brazil.

@article{Chieffi1992HumanIB,
  title={Human infection by Phagicola sp. (Trematoda, Heterophyidae) in the municipality of Registro, S{\~a}o Paulo State, Brazil.},
  author={Pedro Paulo Chieffi and Maria Cec{\'i}lia Outeiro Gorla and Dilene M. Torres and Ricardo Marques Dias and Alex C. Mangini and Alegani Vieira Monteiro and E Woiciechovski},
  journal={The Journal of tropical medicine and hygiene},
  year={1992},
  volume={95 5},
  pages={
          346-8
        }
}
In 1988, nine cases of human parasitism by Phagicola sp. were diagnosed in the municipality of Registro (São Paulo State, Brazil) by stool examinations, in patients who ate raw mullet (Mugil sp.). Six (66%) of the nine patients suffered from flatulence and four (44%) had diarrhoeal episodes; six (66%) showed slight eosinophilia. On the same occasion, 61 dogs and 11 cats from Registro were also submitted to stool examination. Only one dog (1.6%) showed Phagicola eggs in the stool. All patients… CONTINUE READING

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