Human liver flukes

Article English OPEN
Harrington, David; Lamberton, Poppy H.L.; McGregor, Alastair;
(2017)
  • Publisher: Elsevier
  • Subject:
    mesheuropmc: parasitic diseases

Liver fluke infections occur in people worldwide. In some low-income regions, a combination of ecological, agricultural, and culinary factors leads to a very high prevalence of infection but, in higher-income regions, infections are uncommon. Infection is associated wit... View more
  • References (20)
    20 references, page 1 of 2

    World Health Organization (WHO). WHO NTD Roadmap [Available from: http://www.who.int/neglected_diseases/NTD_RoadMap_2012_Fullversio n.pdf. Accessed 01/08/2016.

    Parasitology. 1991;103:97-101.

    Chand M, Herman JS, Partridge DG, Hewit K, Chiodini P. Imported Human Fascioliasis, United Kingdom. Emerg Infect Dis. 2009;15(11):1876-7.

    Capobianco I, Frank M, Königsrainer A et al. Liver fluke-infested graft used for living-donor liver transplantation: case report and review of the literature. Transpl Infect Dis. 2015;17(6):880-5.10.

    Tang ZL, Huang Y, Yu XB. Current status and perspectives of Clonorchis sinensis and clonorchiasis: epidemiology, pathogenesis, omics, prevention and control. Infect Dis Pov. 2016;5(71).

    Doanh P, Nawa Y. Clonorchis sinensis and Opisthorchis spp. in Vietnam: current status and prospects. Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg. 2016;110:13-20.

    Keiser J, Utzinger J. Chemotherapy for major food-borne trematodes: a review. Expert Opin Pharmacother. 2004;5:1711-26.

    Lun ZR, Gasser RB, Lai DH, Li AX, Zhu QX, Yu B. Clonorchiasis: a key foodborne zoonosis in China. Lancet Infect Dis. 2005;5:31-41.

    Sriamporn S, Pisani P, Pipitgool V, Suwanrungruang K, Kamsaard S, Pakrin DM. Prevalence of Opisthorchis viverrini infection and incidence of cholangiocarcinoma in Khon Kaen, northeast Thailand. Trop Med Int Health. 2004;9:588-94.

    Fedorova OS, Kovshirina YV, Kovshirina AE et al. Opisthorchis felineus infection and cholangiocarcinoma in the Russian Federation: A review of medical statistics. Parasitol Int. 2016; S1383-5769(16):30236-7.

  • Related Research Results (2)
  • Metrics
Share - Bookmark