The most common of the 15 reported Echinostoma species in humans are E. ilocanum in the Philippines and Thailand, and both E. malayanum and E. revolutum. The trematode species Echinostoma ilocanum reaches a size of 7 x mm and parasitizes in the small intestine of humans and of many mam- mals (e.g., dogs). PDF | On Jul 1, , M Grover and others published Echinostoma Ilocanum Infection.

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Snail species such as Lymnaea spp. The principal mode of human infection is consumption of raw or undercooked snails. Echinostoma Two specimens of Echinostoma revolutum Scientific classification Kingdom: Echinostoma are hermaphrodites[8] and have both male and female reproductive organs. The cercariae may encyst as metacercariae within the same first intermediate host or leave the host and penetrate a new second intermediate host. This snail genus has been recorded as an intermediate host for E.

A single ovary is situated near the large, paired testes. Structures illustrated in this figure include: The parasites are spread when humans or animals eat infected raw or undercooked food, such as bivalve molluscs or fish [2] Contents.

Skip directly to search Skip directly to A to Z list Skip directly to navigation Iocanum directly to page options Skip directly to site content. Eggs are passed unembryonated in feces.

Echinotsoma echinostome species have different life cycle and different source of infections. National Center for Biotechnology InformationU. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. Unembryonated eggs are passed in feces and develop in the water.


DPDx is an education resource designed for health professionals and laboratory scientists. Echinostoma malayanum infection, the Philippines. Adult Echinostoma have two suckers: Linking to a non-federal site does not constitute an endorsement by HHS, CDC or ipocanum of its employees of the sponsors or the information and products presented on the site.

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This article has been cited by other articles in PMC. The genus is worldwide, and about ten species have been recorded in humans, including E. Find articles by Mok-Ryun Kim. Methods for classifying Echinostoma species, such as the Echinostoma revolutum group, were devised by Kanev. Laboratory Diagnosis Laboratory Diagnosis Microscopic identification of eggs in the stool.

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Echinostoma have a digestive system consisting of a pharynxoesophagus and an excretory pore. Higher magnification of the specimen in Ilocwnum A-C. Articles with ‘species’ microformats.

The number of eggs produced per worm per day varies by species and is relatively small in certain species [ 12 iocanum compared with other helminth parasites, such as Ascaris lumbricoides.

The larger eggs are very similar to Fasciola and Fasciolopsis. This bivalve genus has been recorded as a second intermediate host for E.

Echinostoma ilocanum Infection in Oddar Meanchey Province, Cambodia

Find articles by Keeseon S. Egg of Echinostoma sp. Fecal examinations using the Kato Katz technique were performed on iloacnum total of 1, villagers students and general inhabitants of Oddar Meanchey Province, Cambodia in May and November Echinostoma species have low specificity for their definitive hostsand can infect a variety of different ecginostoma of animalincluding amphibians[14] aquatic birdsmammals and humans. Journal List Korean J Parasitol v.


It shows the characteristic morphologies of its head collar, oral sucker OSventral sucker Vcirrus sac CSuterus, ovary Oand two lobated testes T. In Cambodia, similar types of local food are available, and such dishes may have been the source of iilocanum in our cases. Microscopic identification of eggs in the stool.

This snail genus has been recorded as a second intermediate host for E. Notice the vitelline glands VT and lobed testes TE. The main source of human infection is large freshwater snails, Pila luzonica in the Philippines and Viviparus javanicus in Indonesiaand rats and dogs are animal reservoir hosts [ 1 ].


Echinostoma ilocanumworm recovery, trematode, echinostome, Cambodia. In Echinostoja, echinostomatid eggs were detected in feces of people in several provinces, including Kampong Cham, Battambang, and Pursat [ 3 ].

In cases with heavy worm loads of the echinostome species, Artyfechinostomum malayanummortality due to intestinal perforation or marked malnutrition and anemia has been reported [ 1 ]. Due to the large geographic distribution of echinostomes, and the many species present, there are many species of snails that may serve as first or second intermediate hosts.