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L to R: C. sinensis eggs; image taken at 400x magnification. Adult of C. sinensis. C. sinensis egg. The small knob at the abopercular end is visible in this image.

Clonorchis is a liver fluke that can infect the liver, gallbladder and bile duct in humans. Found across parts of Asia, it is also known as the Chinese or oriental liver fluke. Humans become infected when eating the parasite containing cysts within infected raw or undercooked fish, crabs, or crayfish. Clonorchis can be treated by medication through your health professional.

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