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Volume 88, Issue 2
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  • E-ISSN: 1476-1645

Abstract

Abstract.

We describe the diagnostic difficulties experienced during an opisthorchiasis outbreak. Of 31 infected individuals, 61.3% were asymptomatic, and in the 12 symptomatic individuals, the duration of non-pathognomonic symptoms was shorter than 4 weeks. Serology by enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay and polymerase chain reaction fecal analysis were shown to be the most sensitive diagnostic tools.

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  • Received : 04 May 2012
  • Accepted : 16 Sep 2012

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