Unusual Cases of Parasitic Infections in Papua New Guinea

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  • 1 Papua New Guinea Institute of Medical Research, Goroka, Eastern Highlands Province, Department of Parasitology, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Papua New Guinea
  • | * Goroka Base Hospital, Goroka, Eastern Highlands Province, Papua New Guinea

During routine postmortem examinations at a provincial hospital in Papua New Guinea two cases of parasitoses were revealed. One was an adult female Ascaris in a human kidney, and the other a human case of Macracanthorhynchus infection.