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 ...
Nov 29, 2013 ... The trematodes Fasciola hepatica (the sheep liver fluke) and Fasciola gigantica,
parasites of herbivores that can infect humans accidentally.
Fasciola hepatica is a flat worm that eats your blood and liver. Find information
such as parasite life cycle, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment as well as pictures
Aug 19, 2011 ... NAME: Fasciola hepatica, Fasciola gigantica. SYNONYM OR CROSS
REFERENCE: Fascioliasis, Human Fascioliasis, common liver fluke, ...
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.
The two species of trematodes that cause fascioliasis (Fasciola hepatica and F.
gigantica) are leaf-shaped worms, large enough to be visible to the naked eye ...
Apr 27, 2015 ... Fascioliasis is a waterborne and foodborne zoonotic disease caused by two
parasites of class Trematoda, genus Fasciola; namely F. hepatica ...
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
Fasciola. Classification: Taxonomic ranks under review (cf. Encyclopedic ...
Fasciola hepatica [this species causes hepatic fibrosis in ruminants and humans].