44 years old fisherman from India has been sufferng abdominal pain several weeks. Faecal specimen was taken and the size of found particles is around 140 x 80 micrometers.
Answer: Fasciola hepatica, Fasciola gigantica or Fasciolopsis buski. The eggs of those are morphologically indistinguishable.( Patient history can help you guess better, but it still would be just a guess. More specific tests are needed for the identification.)
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