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- Scholz, Tomáš, et al. Show all 8 Authors
- Parasitology research 2016 v.115 no.3 pp. 1123-1130
- Metagonimus; amino acid sequences; biogeography; data collection; genes; genetic distance; internal transcribed spacers; parasites; phylogeny; ribosomal DNA; testes; uterus; Europe; Japan
- ... Metagonimus Katsurada, 1912 is a genus of small intestinal parasites. The genus comprises eight species, primarily from far-eastern Asia, with two exceptions reported from Europe. Metagonimus yokogawai, the most widespread species, is the main agent responsible for the intestinal disease, metagonimiasis, in Japan and some other East Asian countries. On the basis of the ratio of the size of the ven ...