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- Carlton, Elizabeth J., et al. Show all 5 Authors
- Parasites & vectors 2019 v.12 no.1 pp. 66
- Escherichia coli; Opisthorchis viverrini; feces; habitats; households; human health; indicator species; intestines; liver flukes; risk; snails; surface water
- ... BACKGROUND: Like many trematodes of human health significance, the carcinogenic liver fluke, Opisthorchis viverrini, is spread via fecal contamination of snail habitat. Methods for assessing snail exposure to fecal waste can improve our ability to identify snail infection hotspots and potential sources of snail infections. We evaluated the feasibility of culturing fecal indicator bacteria from Bit ...
- Carlton, Elizabeth J., et al. Show all 13 Authors
- Parasitology research 2017 v.116 no.4 pp. 1247-1256
- Cyprinidae; Opisthorchis viverrini; adults; fish; host specificity; intermediate hosts; microsatellite repeats; parasites; public health; Laos; Thailand
- ... Opisthorchis viverrini is a major public health concern in Southeast Asia. Various reports have suggested that this parasite may represent a species complex, with genetic structure in the region perhaps being dictated by geographical factors and different species of intermediate hosts. We used four microsatellite loci to analyze O. viverrini adult worms originating from six species of cyprinid fis ...