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Paragonimiasis

Known as: HEMOPTYSIS, ENDEMIC, Pulmonary distomiasis, Lung fluke disease 
A parasitic infection caused by trematodes of the Paragonimus genus. Humans are infected from ingestion of raw or undercooked food. It results in… Expand
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Review
2009
Review
2009
SUMMARY Eosinophilic meningoencephalitis is caused by a variety of helminthic infections. These worm-specific infections are… Expand
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Review
2009
Review
2009
Paragonimiasis (human infections with the lung fluke Paragonimus westermani) is an important public health problem in parts of… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
OBJECTIVE The purpose of our study was to identify any specific CT features that may help in the diagnosis of pleuropulmonary… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
STUDY OBJECTIVE Paragonimiasis is a typical food-borne parasitic disease that is common in Southeast Asia, the Far East, Latin… Expand
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Review
2002
Review
2002
Paragonimiasis has been considered to be a foodborne zoonosis endemic only in limited areas in the world. Recently, however… Expand
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Review
1993
Review
1993
The parasitic diseases of the liver and lung are caused by trematodes or flukes--Opisthorchis viverrini, O. felineus, Fasciola… Expand
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
Pleuropulmonary paragonimiasis is a disease caused by lung flukes characterized by migration of a juvenile worm in the early… Expand
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1988
1988
A sensitive and specific immunoblot assay was used to rapidly and accurately diagnose paragonimiasis. The immunoreactivity of a… Expand
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Highly Cited
1986
Highly Cited
1986
Thirty-nine cases of pulmonary paragonimiasis due to Paragonimus westermani were identified in Manipur, India. Recurrent… Expand
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Review
1965
Review
1965
Publisher Summary This chapter discusses the advancement of research into Paragonimus and paragonimiasis in the taxonomic… Expand
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