Studies on intestinal trematodes in Korea XX. Four cases of natural human infection by Echinochasmus japonicus.

@article{Seo1985StudiesOI,
  title={Studies on intestinal trematodes in Korea XX. Four cases of natural human infection by Echinochasmus japonicus.},
  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={1985},
  volume={23 2},
  pages={
          214-220
        }
}
  • Byong seol Seo, Soon Hyung Lee, +1 author Sung Jong Hong
  • Published in
    Kisaengch'unghak chapchi. The…
    1985
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Four cases of human infection by Echinochasmus japonicus (Trematoda; Echinostomatidae) were proven by the recovery of adult worms after a treatment with praziquantel (10 mg/kg in single dose) and purgation in February 1984 in Korea. The patients were 3 middle-aged men and 1 elderly woman residing in a riverside village of Kangjin-gun ( Tamjin river), Jeonranam-do, an ever-known endemic area of metagonimiasis. The treatment revealed numerous M. yokogawai worms together with 1-43 (total 54… CONTINUE READING

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