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Volume 97, Issue 1
  • ISSN: 0002-9637
  • E-ISSN: 1476-1645

Abstract

Abstract.

A case of infection in a 43-year-old Malaysian male with persistent abdominal colicky pain is reported. Endoscopy revealed whitish worms in the lumen of the small intestine, which were identified as after microscopy. Patient was successfully treated with a single dose of praziquantel (25 mg/kg).

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  • Received : 03 Dec 2015
  • Accepted : 06 Jan 2016
  • Published online : 24 Apr 2017

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