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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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Cases of human fasciolosis are said to be on the increase since the 1980's.
Chronic fasciolosis is associated with mature flukes, and seen mainly in late winter/ early spring.
Snail population management is a perfect tool to control fasciolosis because gastropods represent the weakest link in the life cycle of trematode [11].
Comparison of adult somatic and cysteine proteinase antigens of Fasciola gigantica in enzyme linked immunosorbent assay for serodiagnosis of human fasciolosis. Acta Trop.
La fasciolosis es una infeccion parasitaria causada por trematodes del genero Fasciola, siendo la especie mas frecuente Fasciola hepatica, la cual esta distribuida en todos los continentes e infecta humanos y animales herbivoros; otra especie es Fasciola gigantica con distribucion predominante en Africa y Asia.
Estructura de la comunidad y dinamica poblacional de gasteropodos en una zona enzootica de fasciolosis en Tabasco, Mexico.