Opisthorchis viverrini (liver fluke) as the lot of baleful parasite of tropical region-A replete synopsis

@inproceedings{Gundamaraju2014OpisthorchisV,
  title={Opisthorchis viverrini (liver fluke) as the lot of baleful parasite of tropical region-A replete synopsis},
  author={Rohit Gundamaraju and Ravi Chandra Vemuri},
  year={2014}
}
Liver fluke disease is a chronic parasitic inflammatory disease of the bile ducts which is highly prominent in the tropical regions. Infection occurs through ingestion of fluke-infested fresh-water raw fish. Opisthorchis viverrini is the biggest causative organism for this disease. Adult flukes get into the body of humans and settle in the small intrahepatic bile ducts, and then they live there for few decades. The long-lived flukes cause long-lasting chronic inflammation of the bile ducts, and… CONTINUE READING

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