Pathobiology of opisthorchiasis: an update.

  title={Pathobiology of opisthorchiasis: an update.},
  author={Banchob Sripa},
  journal={Acta tropica},
  volume={88 3},
Opisthorchis viverrini infection is associated with several hepatobiliary diseases including cholangitis, obstructive jaundice, hepatomegaly, cholecystitis and cholelithiasis. Pathological consequences of O. viverrini infection occur mainly in the liver, extrahepatic bile ducts, gall bladder and kidney. These pathologies have been described in both humans and experimental animals. Moreover, both experimental and epidemiological evidence strongly implicate the liver fluke infection in the… CONTINUE READING


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