a cross-sectional study on the potential transmission of the carcinogenic liver fluke opisthorchis viverrini and other fishborne zoonotic trematodes by aquaculture fish.throughout southeast asia and china, eating raw and or partially cooked cyprinid fish causes liver (hepatobiliary) disease and cancer (cholangiocarcinoma) due to fishborne zoonotic trematodes (fzt), in particular clonorchis sinensis and opisthorchis viverrini. the primary source of transmission is by native fish, but aquaculture fish are also reported to have high infective potential. here, a cross-sectional survey of fzt in fish farms was conducted in an endemic area in khon kaen province, thai ...201323320421
motility of minute intestinal fluke, haplorchinae spp, metacercariae in fish dishes prepared by different uncooked trematode is a worldwide problem, with the number of people infected by liver flukes alone estimated at 21 million. in addition to the major liver flukes, opisthorchis viverrini and clonorchis sinensis, several types of intestinal flukes also use cyprinoid fish as the intermediate host. traditional ingestion of undercooked and uncooked fish preparations is a major factor in pathogen acquisition.200211965210
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