Studies on intestinal trematodes in Korea XIII. Two cases of natural human infection by Heterophyopsis continua and the status of metacercarial infection in brackish water fishes.

@article{Seo1984StudiesOI,
  title={Studies on intestinal trematodes in Korea XIII. Two cases of natural human infection by Heterophyopsis continua and the status of metacercarial infection in brackish water fishes.},
  author={Byong Seol Seo and Soon Hyung Lee and Jong Yil Chai and Sung Jong Hong},
  journal={Kisaengch'unghak chapchi. The Korean journal of parasitology},
  year={1984},
  volume={22 1},
  pages={51-60}
}
Two cases of natural human infection by Heterophyopsis continua (Heterophyidae) were identified by collection of adult worms in 1983 in Korea. And in order to know the source of infection a study on fish intermediate hosts was performed along the southwestern coastal areas. The cases were 24 and 50-year old males residing in southern coastal areas. They had the clinical complaints of non-specific gastrointestinal symptoms such as epigastric pain and one of them also complained the discharge of… CONTINUE READING