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Trematodes found in Asia
Liver flukes: Clonorchis, Opsithorchis
Schistosoma
What are the liver flukes?
Liver flukes: Clonorchis, Opsithorchis
What is the lung fluke?
Lung fluke: Paragonimus
What causes swimmers itch?
Schistosoma spp
What trematode is infectious to humans in the cercaria phase?
Schistoma spp
What trematodes are infectious to humans in the meta-carcaria phase?
Fasciola spp: sheep/giant fluke
Paragonimus spp: lung fluke
Clonorchis/Opisthorchis: liver fluke
secondary intermediate host = tadpole/frog
Alaria Americana (Mesocercarial visceral migrans)
secondary intermediate host = fish
Clonorchis/Opisthorchis: liver fluke
secondary intermediate host = crab/crayfish
Paragonimus spp: lung fluke
meta-cercarie deposit on aquatic plans and infect humans when eaten raw
Fasciola hepatica