Nanophyetiasis

Parasitic Diseases, Trematodes (Flukes)

Animals Involved

Raccoons, foxes, dogs, cats, skunks, and other fish­eating mammals and birds are
definitive hosts; salmonid and some non­salmonid fish (and snails) are intermediate hosts

Known Distributions

North America along Pacific coast, Russia

Probable Means of Spreading

Ingestion of undercooked fish or roe

Clinical Manifestations in People

Mild gastroenteritis

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