Fascioliasis

Fascioliasis is an infection with the liver fluke Fasciola hepatica, which is acquired by the consumption of contaminated water cress or other aquatic plants.

Flukes are parasitic flat worms which various parts of the body of infecting (eg., Blood vessels, the gastrointestinal tract, lungs, liver), depending on the type.

Fascioliasis is an infection with the liver fluke Fasciola hepatica, which is acquired by the consumption of contaminated water cress or other aquatic plants. Flukes are parasitic flat worms which various parts of the body of infecting (eg., Blood vessels, the gastrointestinal tract, lungs, liver), depending on the type. F. hepatica is the sheep and cattle liver fluke. In Europe, Africa, China and South America, rarely in the United States it can by eating watercress that has been contaminated by sheep or cow dung, come to occasional human cases of fascioliasis. In acute infection, the immature flukes migrate through the intestinal wall, the peritoneal cavity, the liver capsule and the liver parenchyma, before moving into the bile duct where they mature in about 3-4 months to adult flukes. Life cycle of Fasciola hepatica. Picture of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Image Library. var model = {thumbnailUrl: ‘/-/media/manual/professional/images/fasciola_hepatica_life_cycle_high_de.jpg?la=de&thn=0&mw=350’ imageUrl: ‘/-/media/manual/professional/images/fasciola_hepatica_life_cycle_high_de.jpg?la = en & thn = 0 ‘, title:’ life cycle of Fasciola hepatica ‘description:’. u003cdiv class = “list ” u003e u003cul data-mmanualobjecttype = “”list “” class = “”nobulleted “” u003e u003cli u003e u003Ca id = “”v1014606_de “” class = “”anchor “” u003e u003c / a u003e u003cdiv class = “”para “” u003e u003cp u003e1. Eggs

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