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Fasciola

 [fah-si´o-lah]
a genus of trematodes. F. hepa´tica is a common liver fluke of herbivores and is occasionally found in humans.

fasciola

 [fah-si´o-lah] (pl. fasci´olae) (L.)
1. a small band or striplike structure.
2. a small bandage. adj., adj fasci´olar.

Fasciola

(fa-sī'ō-lă),
A genus of large, leaf-shaped, digenetic liver flukes (family Fasciolidae, class Trematoda) of mammals.
[L. dim. of fascia, a band]

fas·ci·o·la

, pl.

fas·ci·o·lae

(fa-sī'ō-lă, fa-sē'ō-lă; -ō-lē),
A small band or group of fibers.
[L. dim. of fascia, band, fillet]

Fasciola

/Fas·ci·o·la/ (fah-si´ol-ah) a genus of flukes, including F. hepa´tica, the common liver fluke of herbivores, occasionally found in the human liver.

fasciola

/fas·ci·o·la/ (fah-si´o-lah) pl. fasci´olae   [L.]
1. a small band or striplike structure.
2. a small bandage.fasci´olar

fas·ci·o·la

, pl. fasciolae (fa-shī'ō-lă, -lē)
A small band or group of fibers.
[L. dim. of fascia, band, fillet]

Fasciola

(fă-sī′ō-lă) [L. fasciola, a band]
A genus of flukes belonging to the class Trematoda.
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Fasciola hepatica

A species that infests the liver and bile ducts of cattle, sheep, and other herbivores; the common liver fluke. Infested aquatic plants are the source of human infection. See: illustration

fasciola

(fă-sī′ō-lă) (fă-sē′ō-lă) plural.fasciolae [L. fasciola, a small bandage]
A bundle of nerve or muscle fibers.

fasciola cinerea

The upper portion of the dentate gyrus.

Fasciola

a genus of flukes (digenetic trematode) in the family Fasciolidae.

Fasciola gigantica
found in the liver of domestic livestock and is the common liver fluke of Africa. Similar anatomically to F. hepatica but much larger. Causes fascioliasis.
Fasciola hepatica
found in the liver parenchyma and bile ducts of sheep, cattle and most other domesticated species and humans. In humans and horses, the unusual hosts, the flukes may be in lungs or other unusual sites and they are often in the lungs of cattle. Causes fascioliasis.
Fasciola jacksoni
found in elephants. Causes a disease similar to ovine fascioliasis.

fasciola

pl. fasciolae [L.]
1. a small band or striplike structure.
2. a small bandage.
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Quantification of Fasciola gigantica Infestation in Zebu Cattle of Bangladesh.
4 Site abbreviation * U-1 U-2 U-3 Actinonaias ligamentina -- -- -- Actinonaias pectorosa -- X (1) X Amblema plicata -- -- -- Cyclonaias tuberculata -- -- -- Fusconaia cor FE -- -- X (1) Fusconaia cuneolus FE -- -- -- Lasmigona costata -- X (1) -- Lampsilis fasciola -- X (1) X Lampsilis ovata -- -- X Medionidus conradicus X X X ([dagger]) Pleurobema ov if or me -- -- X Pleuronaia barnesiana -- X -- Pleuronaia -- X (1) X dolabelloides (FE) Ptychobranchus -- X (1) X fasciolaris Ptychobranchus -- X X subtentum (FE) Villosa iris X X ([dagger]) X ([dagger]) Villosa vanuxemensis -- X ([dagger]) X NFHR sites RZ Upstream Site (NFHRKM) 153.
One hundred adult worms were randomly collected from bile duct and livers of goats, which had active infection, for identification of Fasciola gigantica were done according to Periago et al.
hepatica (Bio-X Bovine Fasciola Hepatica Antigen Elisa Kit[R], Bio-X Diagnostics, Belgica) (6).
Relative importance of management, meteorological and environmental factors in the spatial distribution of Fasciola hepatica in dairy cattle in a temperate climate zone.
Thus, the population of this mollusc was stable during the period of study in the sampled points: however, it should be emphasize that for the maintenance of the fasciolosis cycle, the presence of the parasite Fasciola hepatica (Linnaeus, 1758) has to be detected, which was not registered in this study.
Quantitative examination of fecal samples of Fasciola spp.
cubensis is an undocumented natural host as it is also a host of the closely related liver fluke, Fasciola hepatica, in Latin America (Cruz-Reyes and Malek 1987).
Herrera-Velit por el procesamiento de los sueros para la deteccion de Ig-G contra Fasciola hepatica en bovinos en la Unidad de Biotecnologia Molecular, Laboratorios de Investigacion y Desarrollo (LID), Honorio Delgado 430, Lima 31, (San Martin de Porras), 4314 Lima, Peru.
However, after sphincterotomy for removing the suspected stones and sludge, surprisingly living flukes was removed that belonged to the genus Fasciola.
Other parasites that can cause granulomatous hepatic inflammation include Fasciola hepatica, (46) which may cause calculi, cholangitis, obstructive jaundice, and a granulomatous hepatitis; Toxoplasma gondii (47,48); Capillaria hepatica, Ascaris, Strongyloides stercoralis (49); and Giardia lamblia, (50) which rarely causes granulomatous hepatitis and cholangitis.
2009), y la infeccion de Fasciola hepatica obteniendo prevalencias muy altas en caprinos y ovinos (84% y 100% respectivamente) y una prevalencia significativamente menor para guanacos (0.