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Original Article
Korean J Parasitol. 1985 Jun;23(1):173-174. English.
Published online Mar 20, 1994.  http://dx.doi.org/10.3347/kjp.1985.23.1.173
Copyright © 1985 by The Korean Society for Parasitology
Plecoglossus altivelis as a new fish intermediate host of Heterophyopsis continua
Seung-Yull Cho and Suk Il Kim
Department of Parasitology, College of Medicine, Chung-Ang University, Seoul 151, Korea.

P. altivelis from Korea republic is recorded as a new host for H. continua which is described and figured.


Figs. 1-2
Adult Heterophyopsis continua collected from a dog which was experimentally infected with metacercariae from Plecoglossus altivelis. 1. Unstained specimen. 2. Diagram of Fig. 1. (Scale represents 0.5mm).

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