Journal of Animal and Veterinary Advances

Year: 2012
Volume: 11
Issue: 17
Page No. 3073 - 3075

A Human Case Report of Diphyllobothrium latum at Shanghai, China

Authors : H. Li, S.H. Chen, Y.N. Zhang, L. Ai and J.X. Chen

Abstract: Fish tapeworm (Diphyllobothrium species) are endemic in many parts of the word, the commonest species being Diphyllobothrium latum. Human are the main definitive host of D. latum and the majority of individuals harbouring the parasite are asymptomatica. In this report, researchers describe a case of D. latum infection founded on routine detection of eggs in fecal. After the whole cestode gotten, PCR Molecular Method had been done for identification.

How to cite this article:

H. Li, S.H. Chen, Y.N. Zhang, L. Ai and J.X. Chen, 2012. A Human Case Report of Diphyllobothrium latum at Shanghai, China. Journal of Animal and Veterinary Advances, 11: 3073-3075.

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