Distoma ringeri. Med. Rep. Imperial Maritime Customs, China, Special series No. 2, 20th issue, pp. 10-12, 1880.
Manson made a fundamental contribution to knowledge on paragonimiasis with his description of its etiology and of the parasite. He named it Distoma ringeri after Dr. Ringer, who recovered it from the lung at necropsy; it was later named Paragonimus ringeri. Reproduced in Kean (No. 2268.1), p. 603.
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