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Volume 28, Number 10—October 2022
Research Letter

Pulmonary Paragonimiasis in Native Community, Esmeraldas Province, Ecuador, 2022

José C.N. Diaz, Mariella Anselmi, Manuel Calvopiña, Mayra E.P. Vera, Yuvy L.C. Cabrera, Javier J. Perlaza, Luz A.O. Cabezas, Christian O.R. Gaspar, and Dora BuonfrateComments to Author 
Author affiliations: Distrito de Salud 08D05 San Lorenzo, San Lorenzo, Ecuador (J.C.N. Diaz, Y.L.C. Cabrera, J.J. Perlaza, L.A.O. Cabezas, C.O.R. Gaspar); Centro de Epidemiologia Comunitaria y Medicina Tropical, Esmeraldas, Ecuador (M. Anselmi); Universidad de las Americas, Quito, Ecuador (M. Calvopiña); Energy e Palma Energypalma SA, Montecristi, Ecuador (M.E.P. Vera); Istituto di Ricovero e Cura a Carattere Scientifico IRCCS Sacro Cuore Don Calabria Hospital, Negrar, Verona, Italy (D. Buonfrate)

Main Article


Demographic and clinical characteristics of 10 persons infected with Paragonimus eggs, Ecuador

Case-patient Age, y/sex Sample positive for eggs Symptoms
1 24/M Sputum Rusty sputum and dyspnea while working, episodes of productive cough
2 32/M Sputum Rusty sputum and mild dyspnea, episodes of productive cough
3 27/F Stool None
4 20/M Sputum Rusty sputum
5 29/F Stool None
6 32/M Sputum Rusty sputum
7 8/M Stool None
8 10/M Stool None
9 31/F Sputum Rusty sputum
10 22/F Sputum Rusty sputum

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