liver fluke

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Synonyms for liver fluke

flatworm parasitic in liver and bile ducts of domestic animals and humans

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As it takes two to three months for the liver fluke to develop into adult fluke inside cattle, the peak found in livers in January, is a likely result of infections acquired in the autumn," said Dr Forbes.
Specific identification is necessary for an understanding of the liver fluke diversity in Vietnam, especially because O.
RAPD variability and genetic diversity in two populations of liver fluke, Fasciola hepatica.
Our study demonstrates that the liver fluke of the genus Amphimerus can infect humans.
2006) classified moose as having died from liver flukes if severe organ and tissue damage was evident with no other overt cause of death; those without damage but with numerous flukes were considered "probable liver fluke deaths"; 89% percent were infected.
An economic survey conducted at the University of Florida estimated that losses from liver fluke infection could range from $25 to $50 a head.
The most interesting finding of all is that I have a cat liver fluke in my liver/gallbladder.
An update of giant liver fluke (Fascioloides magna) infection in ungulates of Banff National Park 1989-1994.
It is not licensed for any kind of use in the UK, but is thought to be used abroad against liver fluke.
Local vets will also refer to case studies and there will be an update from Neil Paton from the Welsh Regional Veterinary Centre on his liver fluke work.
Liver fluke is one of the biggest problems facing the UK livestock industry, estimated to cost PS300m annually, while rumen fluke is an emerging problem in the UK and information on its prevalence in Wales is very scarce.
Fever, malaise and eosinophilia after consumption of raw fish in Italy: infection by a liver fluke (Opisthorchis felineus) [in Dutch].
The breakthrough of this project, therefore, will not only be the development of a vaccine against liver fluke disease, but also the opening of a new route towards the control of many other major helminth pathogens of both animals and humans.
We want farmers to have the real facts about the many diseases and parasites affecting the cattle industry such as TB, BVD, Liver Fluke and Cryptosporidium.
Liver fluke in sheep will require different management.