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Opisthorchiasis
Epidemiology
  • Opisthorchis felineus is mainly found in eastern Europe and Russia
  • Opisthorchis viverrini is distributed in parts of northern Thailand and Laos
  • Infection is caused by eating raw or undercooked fish containing metacercariae
  • The worm burden increases with exposure and age
  • Opisthorchiasis is a zoonotic infection
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