Introduction To Trematodes (Flukes)

Egel flat parasitic worms, the blood vessels, the gastrointestinal tract, lung or liver are infected. They are classified often by the organ system which they attack: Clonorchis sinensis, Fasciola hepatica and Opisthorchis sp: Liver F. buski, Heterophyes heterophyes and related organisms: lumen of the GI tract Paragonimus westermani and related species: lungs and other organs such as the CNS Schistosoma sp: vasculature of the gastrointestinal or urogenital system

September 3, 2018