Autochthonous human fascioliasis, Belgium

Sandrine Milas, Camelia Rossi, Ivan Philippart, Pierre Dorny, Emmanuel Bottieau

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Abstract

We report 2 cases of human fascioliasis (HF) in Belgium, likely caused by consumption of vegetables from a garden that was flooded by pasture runoff. Because autochthonous HF is rare and the route of transmission was unusual, HF was not diagnosed until 6 months after symptom onset in both cases.

Original languageEnglish
JournalEmerging Infectious Diseases
Volume26
Issue number1
Pages (from-to)155-157
Number of pages3
ISSN1080-6040
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2020

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