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Clonorchis sinensis

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Clonorchis Sinensis is a liver fluke that is found in East Asia and Southeast Asia. It is a human liver parasite known to cause clonorchiasis, an infection characterized by right upper quadrant abdominal pain, jaundice, fever, diarrhea, and even death. It is contracted by ingesting raw or undercooked fish. Clonorchis sinensis infection can complicate into cholangitis and cholangiocarcinoma.