Molecular identification of the Diphyllobothrium | species causing diphyllobothriasis in Chilean patients

Diphyllobothriasis caused by the infection of adult Diphyllobothrium tapeworms sporadically occurs in Chile. The occurrence of the disease is closely linked to the consumption of raw or undercooked freshwater and marine fishes. Diagnosis of diphyllobothriasis has been based on laboratory examination...

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Published in:Parasitology Research : Founded as Zeitschrift für Parasitenkunde, Vol. 106, No. 4 (2010), p. 995-1000
Main Author: Mercado, Ruben
Other Involved Persons: Yamasaki, Hiroshi ; Kato, Motoe ; Muñoz, Victor ; Sagua, Hernan ; Torres, Patricio ; Castillo, Douglas
Format: electronic Article
Language:English
ISSN:1432-1955
Physical Description:Online-Ressource
DOI:10.1007/s00436-010-1765-6
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