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Fasciolopsis - Wikipedia


Fasciolopsis is a genus of trematodes. Just one species is recognised: Fasciolopsis buski. ... Fasciolopsis buski is commonly called the giant intestinal fluke, because it is an exceptionally large ...

Intestinal Flukes: Background, Pathophysiology, Epidemiology


Numerous trematodes cause disease in humans. These include the schistosomes, which live in the gastrointestinal and genitourinary tracts, various liver flukes ...

Intestinal Flukes Clinical Presentation: History, Physical, Causes


Jul 14, 2016 ... Humans become infected with intestinal flukes by consuming contaminated food and water that consists of or contains the second intermediate ...

Fasciolopsis and Other Intestinal Flukes. Trematodes. Patient | Patient


Intestinal flukes (trematodes) are flat hermaphroditic worms that vary in length from a few millimetres to many centimetres. Approximately 70 species are known  ...

Flukes - Liver Flukes - Intestinal Fluke - Lung Fluke - Parasite Info


The trematodes or flukes are estimated to include 18000 to 24000 species including the liver fluke, intestinal fluke and lung fluke.

Foodborne Intestinal Flukes in Southeast Asia


Oct 23, 2009 ... In Southeast Asia, a total of 59 species of foodborne intestinal flukes have been known to occur in humans. The largest group is the family ...

Intestinal, liver and lung flukes - World Health Organization


At least 50 million people, largely in southern and eastern Asia but also in central and eastern Europe, are infected by food-borne flukes (trematodes). Miracidia ...

Fluke Infections of the Intestines - Infections - Merck Manuals ...


The life cycle of flukes is complex. People get intestinal fluke infections when they eat aquatic plants (such as water chestnuts) or raw or undercooked freshwater ...

Fluke Parasites The Intestinal Human Parasite


Sep 28, 2012 ... The fluke parasite is a parasitic flatworm that can cause significant health conditions in the lungs and digestive tract of the human host.

Fasciolopsis Buski - Intestinal Fluke - Parasites In Humans


Fasciolopsis buski is the largest intestinal fluke in humans. It causes a parasitic disease called fasciolopsiasis and is commonly known as the giant intestinal ...