Accession Number:

AD0699335

Title:

THE DISTRIBUTION OF PARAGONIMUS WESTERMANI IN JAPAN: A REVIEW,

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Corporate Author:

MEDICAL LAB (406TH) APO SAN FRANCISCO 96343

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Report Date:

1969-11-01

Pagination or Media Count:

131.0

Abstract:

This review covers 3 facets related to the pattern of distribution of the human lung fluke Paragonimus westermani in Japan 1 the geographic location of reported cases of infected snails, crabs, and humans, 2 the difficulties of locating infected snails in endemic river systems, 3 the identity of the species of snail reported to be the first intermediate host of P. westermani. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Biology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE