Heterophyidae

Het·er·o·phy·i·dae

(het'ĕr-ō-fī'i-dē),
A family of tiny fish-borne trematodes, including the genus Heterophyes and its common human parasite, Heterophyidae heterophyes.

Heterophyidae

(hĕt″ĕ-rŏf′ĭ-dē)
A family of Trematoda (flukes) that infests the intestines of dogs, cats, and other mammals including humans. It includes the genera Heterophyes, Haplorchis, Diorchitrema, and Metagonimus. Infestations are common in Egypt and in Asia. Intermediate hosts are snails; the cercaria encyst in fish, esp. mullets, or frogs.
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Members of the genus Procerovum (class Trematoda, subclass Digenea, family Heterophyidae, subfamily Haplorchiinae) parasitize predominantly fish-eating birds, which are the definitive hosts.
cheni, Haplorchis pumilio, and others belonging to the Heterophyidae sequences available in GenBank (Table 1).
Scholz T, Aguirre-Macedo ML, Salgado-Maldonado G (2001) Trematodes of the family Heterophyidae (Digenea) in Mexico: a review of species and new host and geographical records.
The representatives of the genus Pygidiopsis are small digenetic trematodes belonging to the family Heterophyidae, parasites of piscivorous birds and mammals, including humans when consume raw or undercooked infected fish.
The genus Pygidiopsis Looss [4] belong to the subfamily Pygidiopsinae Yamaguti, 1958 of the family Heterophyidae Leiper.
Comparative morphology of eggs of the Haplorchinac (trematoda), Heterophyidae and some other medically important heterophyid and opisthorchiid fulkes.
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).
Descriptions of new species and some general taxonomic considerations, especially concerning the trematode family Heterophyidae.
formosanus es considerado zoonotico, como otros helmintos de la familia Heterophyidae y se han reportado casos de infeccion en humanos en Formosa (Chen 1942), en Japon (Komiaya & Suzuki 1996) y en Tailandia (Waikagul et al.
Members of the family Heterophyidae (Odhner, 1914), especially those of the genus Haplorchis (Looss, 1899), are small parasites that inhabit the digestive systems of birds and mammals, including man and occasionally in reptiles.
5%, but [greater than or equal to] 1 of 4 intestinal species of the family Heterophyidae was recovered from 100%.