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Swimmer’s Itch What You Need To Know

(Sept, 27... 2107) .... An angler, apparently, while cast netting for mullet got a serious infection or infestation of swimmer's itch also known as clam digger's itch.  This condition is known as Cercarial Dermatitis, which is caused by cercariae, the free-swimming larval stage of bird schistosomes.  The parasite develops in snails…
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