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Korean J Parasitol. 1981 Dec;19(2):173-174. English.
Published online Mar 20, 1994.  http://dx.doi.org/10.3347/kjp.1981.19.2.173
Copyright © 1981 by The Korean Society for Parasitology
Pharyngostomum cordatum (Trematoda: Alariidae) collected from a cat in Korea
Seung-Yull Cho and Jung-Bin Lee
Department of Parasitology, College of Medicine, Chung-Ang University, Korea.
Department of Pathology, College of Medicine, Seoul National University, Korea.

Ten adult worms of Pharynogostomum cordatum were recovered from a cat instesine purchased in August 1980 at the Namdaemun Market, Seoul, Korea. It is the first case report of cat pharyngostomiasis in Korea.


Fig. 1
Ovum of Pharyngostomum cordatum collected in stool of domestic cat.

Fig. 2
Drawing of P. cordatum.

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