Heterophyes heterophyes

Het·er·o·phy·es het·er·o·ph'y·es

the Egyptian intestinal or small intestinal fluke, a species infecting the small intestine and cecum in humans and other fish-eating mammals in Egypt and the Far East.
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Heterophyes heterophyes

A species of intestinal fluke commonly infesting humans. In heavy infestations, it may cause diarrhea, nausea, and abdominal discomfort.
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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.H., 2002).
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