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The term "trematodiases" refers to a number of different infections of trematodes, many of which are spread by other animals. In 2015, food-borne trematodiases affected approximately 71 million people.[1]


  1. ^ Vos, T., et al. (2016); emended. Global, regional, and national incidence, prevalence, and years lived with disability for 310 diseases and injuries, 1990–2015: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015. The Lancet, 388(10053), 1545–1602.