Heterophyes

Heterophyes

 [het″er-o-fi´ēz]
a genus of minute trematodes found in the middle third of the small intestines of humans and certain other mammals; various species are found from Egypt and Turkey across Asia to Japan and the Philippines.

Heterophyes

(het'ĕr-of'i-ēz),
A genus of digenetic flukes (family Heterophyidae) parasitic in fish-eating birds and mammals, including man; cercariae from infected snails penetrate and encyst in fish, which are eaten by the final hosts.
[hetero- + G. phyē, stature, form]

Heterophyes

/Het·er·oph·y·es/ (het″er-of´e-ēz) a genus of minute trematode worms parasitic in the intestine of fish-eating mammals.

Heterophyes

[het′erofi′ēz]
a genus of minute trematodes found in the middle third of the small intestine of humans and certain other mammals. Various species are found in Egypt and Turkey, throughout Asia, and in Japan and the Philippines.

Heterophyes

a genus of intestinal flukes (digenetic trematodes) of the family Heterophyidae. Other genera of this family infest birds, e.g. Cryptocotyle spp.

Heterophyes heterophyes
found in the intestine of dogs, cats, foxes and humans. Regarded as having little pathogenicity.
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1989) encontraram reacao cruzada entre Schistosoma, Fasciola e Heterophyes, quando utilizaram o ELISA para deteccao de coproantigenos.
Cross-reactions in immunodiagnosis of patients infected with Schistosoma, Fasciola and Heterophyes using ELISA.
The majority of trematodal infection occurs endemically in some countries of Eastern Asia, South America, Eastern Europe and West Africa and derives mostly from Heterophyes spp.
Heterofiase e termo utilizado para agrupar todas as trematodioses causadas por varias especies de helmintos da familia Heterophyidae, parasitas intestinais de mamiferos e aves, com cerca de 35 especies zoonoticas, dentre as quais destacam-se Heterophyes heterophyes e Metagonimus yokogawai (2).
nuts reportedly demonstrated promising results in heterophyiasis (infection caused by Heterophyes heterophyes) in puppy dogs (Mahmoud, L.
Table 6-1 Classification of Trematodes According to Their Habitat Blood flukes * Schistosoma haematobium * Schistosoma mansoni * Schistosoma japonicum * Schistosoma mekongi Liver flukes * Fasciola hepatica * Clonorchis sinensis * Opisthorchis felineus * Opisthorchis viverrini Lung flukes * Paragonimus westermani Intestinal flukes * Fasciolopsis buski * Heterophyes heterophyes
Among the heterophyids, Heterophyes heterophyes and Metagonimus yokogawai are the 2 species of greatest medical importance.
Heterophyes Heterophyiasis Intestinal People are heterophyes Also known as fluke typically metagonimiasis Small flukes asymptomatic; or intestinal that are less only rarely do dwarf fluke than 1 mm in people show infection size gastrointesti- nal symptoms (diarrhea and abdominal pain) and even rarer do they show extrain- testinal signs (infarcts to the heart and CNS) Opisthorchis Opisthorchiasis Liver fluke Liver disease felineus; Eggs are small similar to that Opisthorchis (15 to 30 seen with viverrini [micro]m), clonorhchiasis: operculated, cholangitis and yellow- and in later brown in stages liver color.