Gastrodiscoidiasis

Parasitic Diseases, Trematodes (Flukes)

Animals Involved

Swine, people, nonhuman primates, rodents, other mammals are definitive hosts; snails are intermediate hosts

Known Distributions

Asia (including the Philippines), also reported in Africa, Volga delta in Russia

Probable Means of Spreading

Possibly ingestion of water or aquatic plants

Clinical Manifestations in People

Mild diarrhea if high parasite burden

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