fascioliasis


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fas·ci·o·li·a·sis

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

[New Latin Fasciola, genus name (from Latin fasciola, diminutive of fascia, band) + -iasis.]

fascioliasis

(ˌfæsɪəʊˈlaɪəsɪs)
n
an infection in humans and animals caused by liver flukes (either Fasciola hepatica or Fasciola gigantica)
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.fascioliasis - infestation with the liver fluke Fasciola hepatica; liver damage sometimes occurs; related to liver rot
infestation - the state of being invaded or overrun by parasites
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Several investigations have been made to search specific and sensitive methods for the serodiagnosis of fascioliasis in ruminants from last two decades.
FASCIOLIASIS IN VICUGNA (Vicugna vicugna) IN THE CENTRAL HIGHLANDS OF PERU
Some biochemical indices in naturally occurring fascioliasis in goats.
ABSTRACT: Present study was carried out to determine epidemiology of bovine fascioliasis and estimation of economic losses inferred by bovine fascioliasis in slaughter houses of tehsil Sargodha.
Indeed, the last recorded case of human fascioliasis originating in South Africa (SA) was reported more than 50 years ago [2] and there have only been 3 published case reports in total.
NTDs designated by WHO for control or elimination: Buruli ulcer, Chagas disease (American trypanosomiasis), cysticercosis/taeniasis, dengue / severe dengue, dracunculiasis (Guinea worm disease), echinococcosis, fascioliasis, human African trypanosomiasis, leishmaniasis, leprosy, lymphatic filariasis, onchocerciasis, rabies, schistosomiasis, soil-transmitted helminthiasis, trachoma, and yaws)
Fascioliasis is a zoonotic disease caused by the foodborne trematode F.
El caso sobre Fascioliasis coledociana por Fasciola hepatica en cirugia de colecistitis cronica calculosa se trato de un cuadro de dolor epigastrico de curso progresivo, en quien durante la intervencion se hallo en el coledoco tres especimenes de Fasciola hepatica.
Fascioliasis is a major zoonosis that causes a great deal of economic loss throughout the tropical region of the world [11].
Clinico-pathological studies on naturally-occurring bovine fascioliasis in the Sudan.
It is important to exclude other diagnoses such as salmonellosis and fascioliasis (liver fluke disease) as the picture may be confusing and after this summer we are likely to be seeing more fluke than normal in the North-East.