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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To the Editor: Human fascioliasis, infection with Fasciola spp.
Ogunrinade AF and BI Ogunrinade Economic importance of bovine fascioliasis in Nigeria.
Here, we provide results of veterinary interest as regards the possibility of reducing transmission of the liver fluke Fasciola gigantica (Cobbold), a cause of bovine fascioliasis, the widely distributed snail Radix natalensis being one of the intermediate hosts in Africa as well as in tropical regions of southern and south-eastern Asia.
Focusing on the helminth that causes animal and human fascioliasis (liver fluke disease), we will turn-the-table on this parasite by targeting its immunomodulatory mechanisms and develop vaccine formulations that induce potent protective Th1-inducing humoral and cellular immune responses.
In fascioliasis, liver lesions may be present and bile ducts may be observed as thickened and dilated in tomography (7), (8).
1 Buruli Ulcer, Chagas disease (American trypanosomiasis), Cysticercosis, Dengue/Severe dengue, Dracunculiasis (guinea-worm disease), Echinococcosis, Fascioliasis, Human African trypanosomiasis, Leishmaniasis, Leprosy, Lymphatic filariasis, Onchocerciasis, Rabies, Schistosomiasis, Soil transmitted helminthiasis, Trachoma, Yaws
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.
In Britain, fascioliasis disease is caused mainly by a trematode parasite called fasciola hepatica.
Oxyclozanide is a safe and effective flukicide administered to cattle, buffaloes, sheep and goats for the treatment and control of fascioliasis and paramphistomiasis.
The clinical differential diagnosis of hepatic strongyloidiasis includes other parasitic and malignant diseases which cause hypereosinophilia (eg, fascioliasis, echinococcosis, schistosomiasis).
The diseases targeted by the pool are the 16 diseases identified by the FDA for its own Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTD) initiative: tuberculosis, malaria, blinding trachoma, buruli ulcer, cholera, dengue/dengue haemorrhagic fever, racunculiasis, fascioliasis, human African trypanosomiasis, leishmaniasis, leprosy, lymphatic filariasis, onchocerciasis, schistosomiasis, soil transmitted helminthiasis, and yaws.