Metagonimus yokogawaiA 3-mm trematode/intestinal fluke found in fish harvested from the Mediterranean rim and the Far East, which may be ingested with improperly cooked fish (e.g., sushi).
A species of intestinal flukes common in the Middle and Far East that normally infests the intestines of dogs, cats, and other animals, but is also commonly found in humans. Intermediate hosts are snails and fish, esp. a species of trout, Plecoglossus altivelis.
See also: Metagonimus
a genus of digenetic trematodes in the family Heterophydiiae.
found in the small intestine of the dog, cat, pig, pelican and humans. May cause enteritis in humans but considered to be nonpathogenic in animals.