Fasciola hepatica in a New Zealander Traveler


Mei L. Kang, MBChB, MRCP, Infectious Diseases Division, Department of Internal Medicine, Singapore General Hospital, Outram Road, Singapore 169608. E-mail: mlkang98@yahoo.com


Fascioliasis is a reemerging zoonosis endemic in many parts of the world. Reports of imported fascioliasis by migrants into nonendemic countries are common, but tourists and business travelers are rarely afflicted. Here, we report a case of a New Zealander traveler who acquired the infection on a business trip.