Molecular confirmation that Fasciola gigantica can undertake aberrant migrations in human hosts
Le, Thanh Hoa, Van De, Nguyen, Agatsuma, Takeshi, Blair, David, Vercruysse, Jozef, Dorny, Pierre, Nguyen, Thanh Giang Thi, and McManus, Donald P. (2007) Molecular confirmation that Fasciola gigantica can undertake aberrant migrations in human hosts. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 45 (2). pp. 648-650.
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Two cases of aberrant migration by the liver fluke Fasciola gigantica in humans are reported. In both cases, subadult worms emerged through the skin. The identity of the worms was confirmed from their DNA sequences. This uncommon human pathogen might be more likely than F. hepatica to undertake aberrant migrations in humans.
|Item Type:||Article (Refereed Research - C1)|
|Keywords:||Fasciola gigantica; molecular; aberrant migrations; human hosts|
|FoR Codes:||10 TECHNOLOGY > 1099 Other Technology > 109999 Technology not elsewhere classified @ 50%|
06 BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES > 0603 Evolutionary Biology > 060399 Evolutionary Biology not elsewhere classified @ 50%
|SEO Codes:||92 HEALTH > 9204 Public Health (excl. Specific Population Health) > 920405 Environmental Health @ 100%|
|Deposited On:||28 May 2009 10:46|
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