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Trematode Review Tables Table 1. Parasite Final Host Intermediate host Mode of transmission Site of infection Signs and symptoms Endemic areas Fasciolopsis buski Humans, pigs Snails Ingestion of metacercaria in raw water chestnuts and watercress Small intestine Abdominal pain, digestion problems, and/ or intestinal obstruction Southeast Asia and China Fascioloa hepatica Sheep Snails Ingestion of metacercarial cyst on aquatic vegetation Bile ducts and liver Hepatomegaly, jaundice, coughing, vomiting, eosinophilia, fever Most of the world, more common in sheep raising countries Echinostoma ilocanum Rats, dogs Snails Ingestion of metacercaria in raw snails Small intestine Diarrhea, nausea, vomiting Philippines Paragonimus westermani Carnivores, cats, dogs, etc. Freshwater crabs Ingestion of metacercaria in raw or pickled crabs Lungs Cough with brown tinged sputum, lung disease, pulmonary perforation China, Korea, Japan, Philippines Paragonimus kellicoti Dogs, cats, Freshwater crayfish Ingestion of
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