Opisthorchiasis

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Opisthorchiasis

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The terms "Opisthorchiasis" returned 22 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Community-Based Health Education and Communication Model Development for Opisthorchiasis Prevention in a High Risk Area, Khon Kaen Province, Thailand.
 

Author(s): Paitoon Promthet, Pattapong Kessomboon, Supannee Promthet

Journal: Asian Pac. J. Cancer Prev.. 2015 ;16(17):7789-94.

 

This study aimed to evaluate the impact of a community-based health education and communication programme on reducing liver fluke infections caused by the consumption of uncooked fish among people in a high-risk area of Thailand.

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Opisthorchiasis in infant remains from the medieval Zeleniy Yar burial ground of XII-XIII centuries AD.
 

Author(s): Sergey Mikhailovich Slepchenko, Alexander Vasilevich Gusev, Sergey Nikolaevich Ivanov, Evgenia Olegovna Svyatova

Journal: Mem. Inst. Oswaldo Cruz. 2015 Dec;110(8):974-80.

 

We present a paleoparasitological analysis of the medieval Zeleniy Yar burial ground of the XII-XII centuries AD located in the northern part of Western Siberia. Parasite eggs, identified as eggs of Opisthorchis felineus, were found in the samples from the pelvic area of a one year ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Advances in the Diagnosis of Human Opisthorchiasis: Development of Opisthorchis viverrini Antigen Detection in Urine.
 

Author(s): Chanika Worasith, Christine Kamamia, Anna Yakovleva, Kunyarat Duenngai, Chompunoot Wangboon, Jiraporn Sithithaworn, Nattaya Watwiengkam, Nisana Namwat, Anchalee Techasen, Watcharin Loilome, Puangrat Yongvanit, Alex Loukas, Paiboon Sithithaworn, Jeffrey M Bethony

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Many strategies to control opisthorchiasis have been employed in Thailand, but not in the other neighbouring countries. Specific control methods include mass drug administration (MDA) and health education to reduce raw fish consumption. These control efforts have greatly shifted the ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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The terms "Opisthorchiasis" returned 4 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Present Situation of Opisthorchiasis in Vientiane Capital, Lao Peoples' Democratic Republic.
 

Author(s): Satoshi Nakamura

Journal: Nihon Eiseigaku Zasshi. 2017 ;72(2):101-105.

 

Opisthorchiasis is the commonest liver disease caused by Opisthorchis viverrini in Thailand, Lao People's Democratic Republic (PDR) and Cambodia, which will be a major cause of future human cholangiocarcinoma in these regions. In this short review, we describe the epidemic aspects ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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The current status of opisthorchiasis and clonorchiasis in the Mekong Basin.
 

Author(s): Paiboon Sithithaworn, Ross H Andrews, Van De Nguyen, Thitima Wongsaroj, Muth Sinuon, Peter Odermatt, Yukifumi Nawa, Song Liang, Paul J Brindley, Banchob Sripa

Journal: Parasitol. Int.. 2012 Mar;61(1):10-6.

 

This review highlights the current status and control of liver fluke infections in the Mekong Basin countries where Opisthorchis and Clonorchis are highly endemic. Updated data on prevalence and distribution have been summarized from presentations in the "96 Years of Opisthorchiasis. ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Opisthorchiasis and Opisthorchis-associated cholangiocarcinoma in Thailand and Laos.
 

Author(s): Banchob Sripa, Jeffrey M Bethony, Paiboon Sithithaworn, Sasithorn Kaewkes, Eimorn Mairiang, Alex Loukas, Jason Mulvenna, Thewarach Laha, Peter J Hotez, Paul J Brindley

Journal: Acta Trop.. 2011 Sep;120 Suppl 1():S158-68.

 

Liver fluke infection caused by Opisthorchis viverrini is a major public health problem in Thailand and the Lao People's Democratic Republic (Lao PDR; Laos). Currently, more than 600 million people are at risk of infection with these fish-borne trematodes and/or their close relatives. ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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