Fasciolopsis


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Fasciolopsis

 [fas″e-o-lop´sis]
a genus of trematodes. F. bus´ki is a large intestinal fluke found in humans and a few other animals throughout Asia.

Fasciolopsis

(fa'sēi-o-lop'sis),
A genus of large intestinal fasciolid flukes.
[Fasciola + G. opsis, form, appearance]
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Fasciolopsis, caused by the trematode Fasciolopsis buski (commonly known as the giant intestinal fluke), is a clinically variable disease of the intestine.
Fasciolopsis is treated with praziquantel, diminazene aceturate, and imidocarb dipropionate.
The plantborne intestinal pig trematode Fasciolopsis buski was isolated from 1 patient.
Foodborne trematodiasis, which is caused by liver flukes (Clonorchis sinensis, Fasciola spp., Opisthorchis spp.), lung flukes (Paragonimus spp.), and intestinal flukes (Echinostoma spp., Fasciolopsis buski, heterophyids), is an emerging public health problem.