fasciolopsiasis


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Noun1.fasciolopsiasis - infestation with the large intestinal fluke Fasciolopsis buski; common in eastern Asia
infestation - the state of being invaded or overrun by parasites
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Other drugs used against fasciolopsiasis are mebendazole, thiabendazole, pyrantel pamoate, oxyclozanide, nitroxinil, and hexachlorophene.
A high rate of infection (36.2%) of fasciolopsiasis (caused by the worm Fasciolopsis buski) was observed in a study conducted in children in rural Bangladesh (Rahman, K.M., 1981).