heterophyiasis


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heterophyiasis

[¦hed·ə·rō′fī·ə·səs]
(medicine)
Presence of the minute intestinal fluke Heterophyes heterophyes in the small intestine of humans.
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A total of 60 patients with fascioliasis (n=15), schistosomiasis (n=40) and heterophyiasis (n=5) were treated with myrrh extract at 10 mg/kg/day for 6 consecutive days an hour before breakfast in an open-label study." Results showed a significant improvement in symptoms with minimal side effects and cure rates for each parasite in excess of 90% after 3 months.