Elevated plasma IL-6 associates with increased risk of advanced fibrosis and cholangiocarcinoma in individuals infected by Opisthorchis viverrini
Application of hazard analysis critical control point (HACCP) as a possible control measure for Opisthorchis viverrini
infection in cultured carp (Puntius gonionotus).
Common human liver flukes include Clonorchis sinensis, Opisthorchis viverrini
, Fasciola hepatica and Schistosoma species.
Biliary parasites such as Clonorchis sinensis and Opisthorchis viverrini
, prevalent in parts of Asia, are also associated with carcinomas of the extrahepatic bile ducts.
Mixed infections with Opisthorchis viverrini and intestinal flukes in residents of Vientiane Municipality and Saravane Province in Laos.
Genetic comparison of liver flukes, Clonorchis sinensis and Opisthorchis viverrini, based on rDNA and mtDNA gene sequences.
To the Editor: Opisthorchis viverrini
and Clonorchis sinensis, the 2 major species of small liver flukes (family Opisthorchiidae), cause chronic inflammation in the bile duct, which leads to cholangitis and cirrhosis of the liver, and are a predisposing factor for cholangiocarcinoma (1).
Mixed infections with Opisthorchis viverrini
and intestine flukes in residents of Vientiane Municipality and Saravane Province in Lao.
The fishborne liver flukes Clonorchis sinensis, Opisthorchis viverrini
, and O.
is endemic in Cambodia, the Lao People's Democratic Republic, Thailand, and Vietnam, and O.
and opisthorchiasis: the 21st century review.