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Paragonmus ringeri

Alternative eponyms

  • Distoma ringeri

Related people

The parasite causing paragonimiasis.

Description

Manson described the aetiology of paragonimiasis and the parasite, which he named Distoma ringeri for Sydney Ringer, who recovered it from the lung at necropsy. It was later named Paragonimus ringeri.

Bibliography

  • Sir Patrick Manson (1844-1922):
    Distoma ringeri.
    Medical Report. Imperial Maritime Customs, China, 1880, Special series No. 2, 20th issue: 10-12.

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