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Volume 17, Number 12—December 2011

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High Prevalence of Human Liver Infection by Amphimerus spp. Flukes, Ecuador

Manuel Calvopiña, William Cevallos, Hideo Kumazawa, and Joseph Eisenberg
Author affiliations: Universidad Central del Ecuador Centro de Biomedicina, Quito, Ecuador (M. Calvopina, W. Cevallos); Kochi University School of Medicine, Kochi, Japan (H. Kumazawa); University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA (J. Eisenberg)

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Figure 1

Scanning electron microscopy images of A) an egg of the Ecuadorian Amphimerus spp. trematode (original magnification ×3) obtained from a human and B) an egg of the Asian Clonorchis sinensis trematode (original magnification ×4). Although the size is similar, the pattern of the surface is different, thus differentiating the 2 genera.

Figure 1. Scanning electron microscopy images of A) an egg of the Ecuadorian Amphimerus spp. trematode (original magnification ×3) obtained from a human and B) an egg of the Asian Clonorchis sinensis trematode (original magnification ×4). Although the size is similar, the pattern of the surface is different, thus differentiating the 2 genera.

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