Fasciola hepatica, also known as the common liver fluke or sheep liver fluke, is a
parasitic trematode of the class Trematoda, phylum Platyhelminthes. It infects ...
Jan 10, 2013 ... Fascioliasis is a parasitic infection typically caused by Fasciola hepatica, which is
also known as "the common liver fluke" or "the sheep liver ...
Eggs of Fasciola hepatica have been found in mummies, showing that human
infection was occurring at least as early as Pharaonic times (Farag). Indeed, F.
Etiology. Fasciola hepatica (30 × 2–12 mm and leaf-shaped) is distributed
worldwide and has a broad host range, including people. Economically important
Apr 27, 2015 ... Fascioliasis is a waterborne and foodborne zoonotic disease caused by two
parasites of class Trematoda, genus Fasciola; namely F. hepatica ...
Aug 19, 2011 ... NAME: Fasciola hepatica, Fasciola gigantica. SYNONYM OR CROSS
REFERENCE: Fascioliasis, Human Fascioliasis, common liver fluke, ...
Fasciola. Classification: Taxonomic ranks under review (cf. Encyclopedic ...
Fasciola hepatica [this species causes hepatic fibrosis in ruminants and humans].
Geographic Range. Liver flukes are found world-wide, especially in the U.S.,
Europe, Asia, and S. Africa. Basically they inhabit any region where mammals
The trematode Fasciola hepatica, or sheep liver fluke or common liver fluke, is a
parasite that infects humans, cows and sheep. It causes a disease called ...
Jul 27, 2015 ... Biology, prevention and control of the COMMON LIVER FLUKE, FASCIOLA
HEPATICA, parasite of of CATTLE, SHEEP, GOATS, HORSES, ...