Revision for “Metagonimus takahashii” created on June 18, 2014 @ 13:07:51

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Metagonimus takahashii
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<p align="CENTER"><span style="color: #000000;"><span style="font-size: large;"><i><b>Metagonimus takahashii</b></i></span></span><span style="color: #000000;"><span style="font-size: large;"><b> Suzuki, 1930</b></span></span></p> <p align="JUSTIFY"><span style="color: #000000;"><span style="font-size: medium;"> This parasite is very similar to </span></span><span style="color: #000000;"><span style="font-size: medium;"><i>Metagonimus yokogawai</i></span></span><span style="color: #000000;"><span style="font-size: medium;">. The egg of </span></span><span style="color: #000000;"><span style="font-size: medium;"><i>Metagonimus takahashii</i></span></span><span style="color: #000000;"><span style="font-size: medium;"> in the stool is larger than that of </span></span><span style="color: #000000;"><span style="font-size: medium;"><i>M. yokogawai</i></span></span><span style="color: #000000;"><span style="font-size: medium;">; that of </span></span><span style="color: #000000;"><span style="font-size: medium;"><i>M. takahashii</i></span></span><span style="color: #000000;"><span style="font-size: medium;"> is 28.5 to 34 µm by 17.5 to 20.5 µm. Also, the cercaria is larger, and the second intermediate hosts are carp rather than the fish used by </span></span><span style="color: #000000;"><span style="font-size: medium;"><i>M. yokogawai</i></span></span><span style="color: #000000;"><span style="font-size: medium;">. Cats, dogs, and human beings have been naturally infected with this parasite.</span></span></p>
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