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Volume 13, Number 12—December 2007


Fishborne Zoonotic Intestinal Trematodes, Vietnam

Do Trung Dung*†, Nguyen Van De‡, Jitra Waikagul†, Anders Dalsgaard§, Jong-Yil Chai¶, Woon-Mok Sohn#, and K. Darwin Murrell§Comments to Author 
Author affiliations: *National Institute of Malariology, Parasitology and Entomology, Hanoi, Vietnam; †Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand; ‡Hanoi Medical University, Hanoi, Vietnam; §University of Copenhagen, Frederiksberg, Denmark; ¶Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul, South Korea; #Gyeonsang National University, Jinju, South Korea;

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Table 3

Species and no. trematode adult worms recovered, Vietnam, Nam Dinh Province, April 2005

Trematode sp. No. positive persons (%) Total worms recovered Average no. worms recovered (range)
Liver fluke
Clonorchis sinensis 17 (51.5) 72 4.2 (1–18)
Intestinal flukes
Haplorchis pumilio 33 (100) 13,734 416.2 (1–4,525)
H. taichui 23 (69.7) 1,323 40.1 (1–307)
H. yokogawai 1 (3.0) 3 3
Stellantchasmus falcatus 2 (6.1) 52 26 (15–37)
Fasciolopsis buski 1 (3.0) 1 1

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