Flukes or trematodes are parasites that cause cause a variety of infections in humans. Flukes are classified as blood flukes, liver flukes, lung flukes, and intestinal flukes.

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CDC DPDx - Clonorchiasis
Factsheet with causal agents, life cycle, geographic distribution, laboratory diagnosis, and treatment. Undercooked freshwater fish from Asia carry the fluke.
CDC DPDx - Fasciolopsiasis
Factsheet with causal agents, life cycle, geographic distribution, laboratory diagnosis, and treatment.
CDC DPDx - Heterophyiasis
Factsheet with causal agents, life cycle, geographic distribution, laboratory diagnosis, and treatment.
CDC DPDx - Opisthorchiasis
Factsheet with causal agents, life cycle, geographic distribution, laboratory diagnosis, and treatment.
CDC DPDx - Paragonimiasis
Factsheet with causal agents, life cycle, geographic distribution, laboratory diagnosis, and treatment.
eMedicine - Intestinal Flukes
Article by Chi Hiong U Go, MD.
eMedicine - Trematode Infection
Article by Subhash Chandra Parija, MD, PhD that describes several flukes and the diseases they cause.
FDA Bad Bug Book: Nanophyetus spp.
Undercooked fish carries this parasite. Features cause, symptoms, diagnosis, complications, associated foods, target populations, and outbreaks.
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