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human dicrocoeliasis. report on 208 cases from saudi arabia.in 3 years, dicrocoelium dendriticum ova were detected in 208 patients at the armed forces hospital, riyadh, saudi arabia during 1984-1986. at least 7 of these patients had a true infection and at least 34 patients had spurious infection as they gave a history of eating raw liver. 23% of the 208 patients were under 14 years of age. the peak incidence was between october and november in each of the 3 years. 134 of these patients were symptomatic. 16 patients had disturbed liver functions and 13 h ...19902260188
pathogenic intestinal parasites and bacterial agents in solid wastes.to determine the profile of potentially pathogenic enteric parasites and bacterial agents in municipal refuse dumps in ibadan, nigeria.200212630495
rapid appraisal of human intestinal helminth infections among schoolchildren in osh oblast, kyrgyzstan.a population-representative lot quality assurance sampling (lqas) survey was conducted in 2009 to determine the prevalence of intestinal helminth infections among schoolchildren across osh oblast, kyrgyzstan. the diagnostic approach consisted of duplicate kato-katz thick smears from a single stool sample and an adhesive tape test. a questionnaire was administered to identify risk factors for infections. a total of 1262 schoolchildren aged 6-15 years were recruited; 41% of them harboured at least ...201020615381
human dicrocoeliasis presenting as a subcutaneous mass.human infection by dicrocoelium dendriticum, a zoonotic liver fluke, is uncommon and soft tissue manifestation is extremely rare. the infection has no specific clinical signs or symptoms and diagnosis may be missed completely, thus treatment may be delayed. diagnosis in humans is by identification of the eggs in the stool, while a living or dead fluke is rarely seen. the present report concerns the case of a 7-year-old child who presented with recurrent right flank subcutaneous nodules containin ...200921829430
human infections with dicrocoelium dendriticum in kyrgyzstan: the tip of the iceberg?abstract dicrocoelium dendriticum is the causative agent of a rare food-borne zoonosis of the human biliary tract, dicrocoeliasis, for which few human prevalence data are available. infection is through the ingestion of ants containing metacercariae, whereas pseudo-infections (presence of d. dendriticum eggs in stool in the absence of adult worms) are due to the consumption of infected animal liver. here, results from a cross-sectional survey carried out among 138 children aged 2-15 yr in a peri ...201121736477
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