Paragonimus, Prosthogonimus and Echinostomes.

(Part 5, Trematodes and Cestodes of Veterinary Importance, VPA)

Paragonimus, Prosthogonimus and Echinostomes

Paragonimus, Prosthogonimus and Echinostomes


Paragonimus (Lung Fluke), Prosthogonimus (Oviduct Fluke) and Echinostomes (Fluke in Rectum, Caeca or Intestine mainly).

All of these parasites are under Sub Class Digenea of Class Trematoda of Phylum Platyhelminthes. (Digenetic Trematodes)

Note: The following pdf is the VPA note of (Unit 2) Trematodes and Cestodes of Veterinary ImportancePart 4 of BVSc & AH. *VPA- Veterinary Parasitology.

Topics of the PDF file of 'Paragonimus, Prosthogonimus and Echinostomes' :

Family Paragonimidae : Genus Paragonimus - Paragonimus westermanii / Family Prosthogonimidae : Genus Prosthogonimus - Prosthogonimus ovatus / Family Echinostomatidae : Genus Echinostoma - Echinostoma revolutum, Genus Echinochasmus - Echinochasmus perfoliatus, Genus Artyfechinostomum - Artyfechinostomum sufrartyfex.

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Previous VPA notes of (Unit 2) 'Trematodes and Cestodes of Veterinary Importance' are Trematode (Fluke)- IntroductionLiver Fluke and Intestinal FlukeBlood Fluke causing Schistosomosis, Paramphistomes or Rumen Fluke etc. Hope the note will benefited you. Share with your Vet Friends and Family. For any query knock us. Stay tuned. Thank You. Happy Learning!

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