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Original Article
Korean J Parasitol. 1986 Jun;24(1):95-97. English.
Published online Mar 20, 1994.  http://dx.doi.org/10.3347/kjp.1986.24.1.95
Copyright © 1986 by The Korean Society for Parasitology
Ten human cases of Fibricola seoulensis infection and mixed one with Stellantchasmus and Metagonimus
Sung Tae Hong,Jong Yil Chai and Soon Hyung Lee
Department of Parasitology and Institute of Endemic Diseases, College of Medicine, Seoul National University, Seoul, 110, Korea.
Abstract

Ten soldiers of the Korean Army were found to have F. seoulensis ova in their faeces. These men were treated with praziquantel and the worms passed after purging were successfully collected in one case: 59 F. seoulensis, 68 Metagonimus and 2 Stellantchasmus falcatus were collected. 2 men were also infected with Clonorchis sinensis. All the cases of fibricoliasis had eaten raw or undercooked snake meat or frogs during survival training. All were egg-negative 2-6 months after treatment.

Tables


Table 1
Histories of Fibricola egg positive cases


Table 2
Measurements of Stellantchasmus falcatus(mm)

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