Fasciola hepatica


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Fasciola hepatica

[fə·′sē·ə·lə he′pad·ə·kə]
(invertebrate zoology)
A digenetic trematode which parasitizes sheep, cattle, and occasionally humans.
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Marques SMT and ML Scroferneker Fasciola hepatica infection in cattle and buffaloes in the state of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil.
Taxonomic status of the Japanese triploid forms of Fasciola: Comparison of mitochondrial NDI and COI sequences with Fasciola hepatica and Fasciola gigantica.
Potentiation of triclabendazole action in vivo against a triclabendazole-resistant isolate of Fasciola hepatica following its co-administration with the metabolic inhibitor, ketoconazole.
7] demonstrated that of 443 experimental native sheep, 90 cases were infected to hydatid cyst and no cases were infected to fasciola hepatica and Dicrocoelium dendriticum but, these values in 473 Romanian sheep were 0, 26, 15, and 272 respectively.
Palabras clave: Fasciola hepatica, Bubalus bubalis, prevalencia, Corrientes, Argentina.
Palabras clave: Hydrochaeris hydrochaeris, Fasciola hepatica, parasitismo, Corrientes, Argentina.
Nine patients had toxoplasmosis, 8 had amebic liver abscesses; 5 had rickettsiosis; 4 had Fasciola hepatica infections; 2 each had cutaneous leishmaniasis, mucocutaneous leishmaniasis, and brucellosis; and 1 each had visceral leishmaniasis, hydatid disease, borreliosis, and human T-lymphotrophic virus type 1 infection.
Fasciola hepatica infection was the initial diagnosis considered.
ELISAs with crude extracts of adult Dirofilaria immitis adult worm antigens (AWA Di) (2), Schistosoma bovis worm antigens (3), Fasciola hepatica excretory/secretory antigens (4), and Trichinella spiralis L1 antigens (5) were used.