Greek: echinos = hedgehog. Latin: stoma = mouth, spherical opening; canis = dog. English: spinal collar fluke.
In countries in Southeast Asia such as the Philippines, Japan, and India, several hundred thousand humans are infected (probably more, since symptoms are mostly low graded).
KeywordsIntermediate Host Intestinal Wall Final Host Prepatent Period Larva Hatch
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