Paragonimiasis

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Paragonimiasis

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The terms "Paragonimiasis" returned 85 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Reply to "Clonorchiasis or Paragonimiasis?"
 

Author(s): Yuan-Jian Sheng, Dan Xu, Lei Wu, Zhi-Min Chen

Journal: Chin. Med. J.. 2018 03;131(5):630.

 

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Clonorchiasis or Paragonimiasis?
 

Author(s): Men-Bao Qian, Xiao-Nong Zhou

Journal: Chin. Med. J.. 2018 03;131(5):629-630.

 

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Examining human paragonimiasis as a differential diagnosis to tuberculosis in The Gambia.
 

Author(s): Richard Morter, Ifedayo Adetifa, Martin Antonio, Fatima Touray, Bouke C de Jong, Charlotte M Gower, Florian Gehre

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Paragonimiasis is a foodborne trematode infection of the lungs caused by Paragonimus spp., presenting clinically with similar symptoms to active tuberculosis (TB). Worldwide, an estimated 20.7 million people are infected with paragonimiasis, but relatively little epidemiological data ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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The terms "Paragonimiasis" returned 9 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Scrotal Paragonimiasis in adults: Two case reports and review of literature.
 

Author(s): Tiancai Liang, Guobiao Liang, Yang Du, Xin Wang, Yuanliang Wang, Anjian Chen, Zongping Chen, Jiang Du, Hao Li, Lang Yu

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2018 Apr;97(14):e0328.

 

Paragonimiasis is a parasitic disease caused by Paragonimus in the lungs; it can be divided into intrapulmonary type and extrapulmonary type. Adult patients with scrotal paragnonimus are rarely seen clinically and not widely reported in the literature. Here, we report 2 cases of scrotal ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Current status of Paragonimus and paragonimiasis in Ecuador.
 

Author(s): Manuel CalvopiƱa, Daniel Romero, Byron CastaƱeda, Yoshihisa Hashiguchi, Hiromu Sugiyama

Journal: Mem. Inst. Oswaldo Cruz. 2014 Nov;109(7):849-55.

 

A review of national and international publications on paragonimiasis in Ecuador, epidemiological records from the Ministry of Public Health and unpublished research data was conducted to summarise the current status of the parasite/disease. The purpose of the review is to educate ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Paragonimus and paragonimiasis in Vietnam: an update.
 

Author(s): Pham Ngoc Doanh, Yoichiro Horii, Yukifumi Nawa

Journal: Korean J. Parasitol.. 2013 Dec;51(6):621-7.

 

Paragonimiasis is a food-borne parasitic zoonosis caused by infection with lung flukes of the genus Paragonimus. In Vietnam, research on Paragonimus and paragonimiasis has been conducted in northern and central regions of the country. Using a combination of morphological and molecular ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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