Update on hepatobiliary flukes: fascioliasis, opisthorchiasis and clonorchiasis.

@article{Marcos2008UpdateOH,
  title={Update on hepatobiliary flukes: fascioliasis, opisthorchiasis and clonorchiasis.},
  author={Luis A. Marcos and Ang{\'e}lica Terashima and Eduardo Gotuzzo},
  journal={Current opinion in infectious diseases},
  year={2008},
  volume={21 5},
  pages={523-30}
}
PURPOSE OF REVIEW Hepatobiliary flukes--Fasciola, Opisthorchis, Clonorchis- are a major public health problem in east Asia, east Europe, Africa and Latin America. The present review focuses on current knowledge of clinical, diagnostic and treatment aspects caused by hepatobiliary flukes that can be applied to current protocols in endemic areas. RECENT FINDINGS Specific risk factors and geographic areas for these flukes have been heavily reported recently, with millions of people infected… CONTINUE READING