Volume 15, Issue 2
  • ISSN: 0002-9637
  • E-ISSN: 1476-1645



The occurrence of spurious infection with eggs of the small liver fluke, , is described in two jaundiced patients and three other patients. It was found that the patients had been eating infected liver beef in their hospital diet and intermittently passing eggs. has been found to be a common parasite of cattle in Ghana and it is suggested that true infections in man may also occur. Little information regarding is available and the life cycle has not been worked out as yet, but is probably similar to the closely related .


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