Opisthorchiasis

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Opisthorchiasis

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The terms "Opisthorchiasis" returned 24 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Co-occurrence of opisthorchiasis and diabetes exacerbates morbidity of the hepatobiliary tract disease.
 

Author(s): Apisit Chaidee, Sudarat Onsurathum, Kitti Intuyod, Patchareewan Pannangpetch, Chatlert Pongchaiyakul, Porntip Pinlaor, Chawalit Pairojkul, Wannaporn Ittiprasert, Christina J Cochran, Victoria H Mann, Paul J Brindley, Somchai Pinlaor

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Complications arising from infection with the carcinogenic liver fluke Opisthorchis viverrini cause substantial morbidity and mortality in Thailand and adjacent lower Mekong countries. In parallel, the incidence rate of diabetes mellitus (DM) is increasing in this same region, and ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Chicken IgY-based coproantigen capture ELISA for diagnosis of human opisthorchiasis.
 

Author(s): Salma Teimoori, Yuji Arimatsu, Thewarach Laha, Sasithorn Kaewkes, Piya Sereerak, Manop Sripa, Sirikachorn Tangkawattana, Paul J Brindley, Banchob Sripa

Journal: Parasitol. Int.. 2017 Aug;66(4):443-447.

 

Diagnosis of Opisthorchis viverrini infection by conventional stool examination is increasingly difficult due to the low intensity of the infection after several rounds of control programmes in endemic regions as well as coinfections with intestinal flukes. Therefore sensitive and ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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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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The terms "Opisthorchiasis" returned 6 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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Co-infections with liver fluke and Helicobacter species: A paradigm change in pathogenesis of opisthorchiasis and cholangiocarcinoma?
 

Author(s): Banchob Sripa, Raksawan Deenonpoe, Paul J Brindley

Journal: Parasitol. Int.. 2017 Aug;66(4):383-389.

 

Infection with the fish-borne liver fluke Opisthorchis viverrini is classified by the International Agency for Research on Cancer as a Group 1 carcinogen: definitely carcinogenic in humans. Cofactors likely contribute to bile duct cancer (cholangiocarcinoma) caused by this infection. ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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The Lawa model: A sustainable, integrated opisthorchiasis control program using the EcoHealth approach in the Lawa Lake region of Thailand.
 

Author(s): Banchob Sripa, Sirikachorn Tangkawattana, Thinnakorn Sangnikul

Journal: Parasitol. Int.. 2017 Aug;66(4):346-354.

 

Opisthorchiasis caused by the carcinogenic liver fluke Opisthorchis viverrini is a major foodborne parasitic zoonotic disease in Thailand and neighboring Mekong countries. The infection is associated with several hepatobiliary diseases including cholangiocarcinoma (CCA). The rates ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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