Metorchiasis


Diagnostics, Management & Therapy


Diagnostics


Eggs in stool after
10 days of infection

Metorchis
conjunctus egg
22-32 x 11-18 micrometers

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txt/lecture6%20other%20flukes%
20and%20cestodes.htm


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ELISA test to detect immune response to adult M conjunctus antigen


Management & Therapy


Praziquantel
is highly effective at
reducing symptoms

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Source: JD MacLean et al. (1996) and MedicineNet.com