1] reported a case with diffuse parenchymal lung diseases, which was believed to be attributed to the infection of liver fluke
Clonorchis sinensis .
WEST Wales will experience a high risk of liver fluke
this year following a summer 30% wetter than average and a mild December.
After being thrashed by the quackbusters that a human liver fluke
endemic to Southeast Asia could be causal in cancer cases, scientists from the Queensland Institute of Medical Research collaborating with George Washington University have found that another human liver fluke
(Opisthorchis viverrini) contributes to the development of liver cancer by secreting granulin, a growth hormone that is known to cause uncontrolled cell growth.
Based on this, NADIS has predicted a high risk of liver fluke
infection in north, west and central Scotland, west Wales, Cornwall, eastern Scotland and parts of north and south-west England are at medium risk, whereas most of central and eastern England are at low risk.
NUMEROUS cases of liver fluke
are being reported across Wales following the wet autumn.
Of the 50 blood samples submitted, more than 20 percent came back positive or bordering positive for liver fluke
antibodies, said Sung-Tae Hong, the tropical medicine specialist who carried out the tests at Seoul National University in South Korea.
Amongst all gastrointestinal parasites, Liver fluke
found predominantly and appeared to be most prevalent problem in buffalo, Cow, Goat and Sheep.
Wet, muddy fields also provide an ideal habitat for the tiny snail involved in the maintenance of the life cycle of the production limiting liver fluke
, a serious parasite which can be fatal to sheep.
ABSTRACT: The giant liver fluke
, Fascioloides magna, is a possible contributing factor to moose (Alces alces) declines in North America, but evidence linking F.
The presence of mud also creates an ideal habitat for the tiny snails which spread the serious parasite, liver fluke
, which can be fatal to sheep.
Observations on the life history of Fasciola gigantica the common liver fluke
of cattle in Hawaii and the intermediate host Fossaria ollula.
Although presence of the liver fluke
Clonorchis sinensis is well documented in Vietnam (3), evidence of the presence of the more common liver fluke
of Southeast Asia, Opisthorchis viverrini, is only circumstantial.