Fasciola hepatica


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Fas·ci·o·la he·pat·'i·ca

the common liver fluke inhabiting the bile ducts of sheep and cattle; the intermediate hosts are aquatic snails, Lymnaea or related genera; after the cercariae escape, they become encysted on water plants by which they gain access to the intestinal canal; rarely, this fluke is reported from humans, in whom it may cause considerable biliary damage.
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FASCIOLA HEPATICA EGG

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
See also: Fasciola
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Efficacy of nitroxynil against Fasciola hepatica resistant to triclabendazole in a naturally infected sheep flock.
DNA multigene characterization of Fasciola hepatica and Lymnaea neotropica and its fascioliasis transmission capacity in Uruguay, with historical correlation, human report review and infection risk analysis.
Population dynamics of intermediate snail hosts of Fasciola hepatica and some environmental factors in San Juan y Martinez municipality, Cuba.
Prevalencia y dinamica de hpg mensual de Fasciola hepatica y otros helmintos en un rebano bovino de una zona inundable tropical.
Differentiation of cattle and sheep originated Fasciola hepatica by RAPD-PCR.
Prevalence of gastrointestinal nematodes and Fasciola hepatica in sheep in the northwest of Spain: Relation to climatic conditions and/or man-made environmental modifications.
Tolan Jr., "Fascioliasis due to Fasciola hepatica and Fasciola gigantica infection: an update on this 'neglected' neglected tropical disease," Laboratory Medicine, vol.
Funded by Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol and an Owen Price Scholarship in conjunction with Wales YFC, the study is published this week in the journal Parasitology - Rumen fluke (Calicophoron daubneyi) on Welsh farms: prevalence, risk factors and observations on co-infection with Fasciola hepatica.
Parasitic Liver Fluke Fasciola hepatica from sheep and cattle causes disease in macropods.
Fasciola hepatica es un parasito natural de los rumiantes y el agente causal de la fasciolosis.