fascioliasis


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fascioliasis

 [fas″e-o-li´ah-sis]
infection with Fasciola.

fas·ci·o·li·a·sis

(fa'sē-ō-lī'ă-sis),
Infection with a species of Fasciola.

fascioliasis

(fə-sē′ə-lī′ə-sĭs, -sī′-)
n. pl. fasciolia·ses (-sēz′)
Infestation with parasitic liver flukes of the genus Fasciola, especially the species F. hepatica and F. gigantica.

fascioliasis

Infection with a trematode worm or fluke of the genus Fasciola , especially Fasciola hepatica , a liver fluke parasite of sheep and cattle that can be transmitted to man on vegetation such as watercress. There is fever, loss of appetite, abdominal pain, liver tenderness, jaundice and sometimes CIRRHOSIS of the liver.
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Fascioliasis in Jamaica: Epidemiologic and economic aspects of a snail-borne parasitic zoonosis.
Moreover, ERCP provides a therapeutic option for ascariasis, fascioliasis, and some forms of hydatidosis.
Bargues, "Fasciola, lymnaeids and human fascioliasis, with a global overview on disease transmission, epidemiology, evolutionary genetics, molecular epidemiology and control," Advances in Parasitology, vol.
Ovine fascioliasis prevalence and associated risk factors in Menz Gera MidrWoreda of North Shoa Zone, Ethiopia.
The epidemiology of ovine fascioliasis in Jammu and Kashmir State.
In the first reported study, the action of a myrrh extract in seven patients with fascioliasis (liver fluke) was investigated.
Tolan Jr., "Fascioliasis due to Fasciola hepatica and Fasciola gigantica infection: an update on this 'neglected' neglected tropical disease," Laboratory Medicine, vol.
In this study, experiments were carried out for the first trials to show anti-parasitic activity of Calligonum comosum in the treatment of Fasciola spp., and comparison between the plant extracts and drug (TCBZ) that found in the market and used commonly for fascioliasis treatment.
Chronic diffuse diseases of the biliary tract, such as sporidesmin poisoning and fascioliasis, can cause atrophy of the left lobe in ruminants, probably as a result of the greater difficulty in maintaining adequate biliary drainage from this lobe, whose bile ducts are longer than those of the right one in these species.
Serologic assays are available for schistosomiasis, strongyloidiasis, Toxocara, fascioliasis, filariasis, and Trichinella.
Evaluation of a simple sedimentation method (modified McMaster) for diagnosis of bovine fascioliasis. Vet Parasitol 105: 337-343.