Fasciola


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fasciola

(ˌfæsɪˈəʊlə)
n
(Microbiology) biology a genus of parasitic trematodes or liver flukes
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Noun1.fasciola - a genus of FasciolidaeFasciola - a genus of Fasciolidae    
worm genus - a genus of worms
family Fasciolidae, Fasciolidae - a family of Trematoda
Fasciola hepatica, liver fluke - flatworm parasitic in liver and bile ducts of domestic animals and humans
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The distribution of Fasciola hepatica and Fasciola gigantica within Southern Tanzania--constraints associated with the intermediate host.
Further studies are required to identify the Fasciola species involved in the disease in different species of animals in different climates for tactical control measures.
Said parasites include: Giardia lamblia, Entamoeba histolytica/ dispar, Hymenolepis nana, Ascaris lumbricoides, Strongyloides stercoralis, Fasciola hepatica, Enterobius vermicularis, Trichuris trichiura, hookworms and, not least important, commensal parasites, such as Entamoeba coli and Endolimax nana, great indicators of the hygiene conditions of the population (18).
In another open-label controlled study, 68 patients were included, 30 with fasciola infection, 20 with other parasites but not fasciola (infected control group); (5) 18 were parasite-free (normal control group).
Fecal examination revealed a variety of helminth parasites viz., Haemonchus contortus, Ostertagia trifurcata, Trichostrongylus spp., Strongyloides papillosus, Marshallagia marshalli, Avitellina centripunctata, Fasciola gigantica and F.
Helminthic infestation occurs most commonly with Ascaris lumbricoides, Clonorchis sinensis, Opisthorchis felineus, and Fasciola hepatica [2].
The four species were Lampsilis fasciola (Rafinesque, 1820) (2 juveniles), Medionidus conradicus (I.
[8] also recorded that the effects of ethanolic extract of Calligonum comosum more efficient than TCBZ in the treatment of Fasciola gigantica among goats and less expensive.
Alasmidonta marginata (elktoe), Lasmigona compressa (creek heelsplitter), Pleurobema sintoxia (round pigtoe), Ptychobranchus fasciolaris (kidneyshell), Truncilla truncata (deertoe), and Lampsilis fasciola (wavy-rayed pocketbook).
Funded by Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol and an Owen Price Scholarship in conjunction with Wales YFC, the study is published this week in the journal Parasitology - Rumen fluke (Calicophoron daubneyi) on Welsh farms: prevalence, risk factors and observations on co-infection with Fasciola hepatica.