Accession Number : AD0699335

Title :   THE DISTRIBUTION OF PARAGONIMUS WESTERMANI IN JAPAN: A REVIEW,

Corporate Author : MEDICAL LAB (406TH) APO SAN FRANCISCO 96343

Personal Author(s) : Radke,Myron G. ; Davis,George M.

Report Date : NOV 1969

Pagination or Media Count : 131

Abstract : This review covers 3 facets related to the pattern of distribution of the human lung fluke Paragonimus westermani in Japan; (1) the geographic location of reported cases of infected snails, crabs, and humans, (2) the difficulties of locating infected snails in endemic river systems, (3) the identity of the species of snail reported to be the first intermediate host of P. westermani. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*PARASITES, TREMATODES), (*TREMATODES, *JAPAN), (*GASTROPODA, TREMATODES), INFECTIONS, HUMANS, ECOLOGY, CRUSTACEA, DISTRIBUTION

Subject Categories : Biology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE