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fascioliasis

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n. an infestation of the bile ducts and liver with the liver fluke, Fasciola hepatica. Humans acquire the infection through eating wild watercress on which the larval stages of...

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fascioliasis

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health.

n. an infestation of the bile ducts and liver with the liver fluke, Fasciola hepatica. Humans acquire the infection through eating wild watercress on which the larval stages of...

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fascioliasis

David A. Bender.

in A Dictionary of Food and Nutrition

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 27 words.

Infection with the trematodes Fasciola hepatica or F. gigantica acquired from watercress and other plants grown in infected water, leading

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fascioliasis

David A. Bender.

in A Dictionary of Food and Nutrition

P ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 27 words.

Infection with the trematodes Fasciola hepatica or F. gigantica acquired from watercress and other plants grown in infected water, leading

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fascioliasis

Miquel Porta and John M. Last.

in A Dictionary of Public Health

P ublished online May 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health. 46 words.

Liver fluke (Fasciola hepatica) disease, which is *zoonosis of sheep and cattle in South America, the Middle

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fascioliasis

Edited by John M. Last.

in A Dictionary of Public Health

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology. 46 words.

Liver fluke (Fasciola hepatica) disease, which is zoonosis of sheep and cattle in South America, the Middle East,

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fascioliasis

in Concise Medical Dictionary

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health. 65 words.

n. an infestation of the bile ducts and liver with the liver fluke, Fasciola hepatica. Humans acquire the infection

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fascioliasis <i>n.</i>

Edited by Elizabeth A. Martin and Tanya A. McFerran.

in A Dictionary of Nursing

January 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Nursing Studies. 36 words.

an infestation of the bile ducts and liver with the liver fluke, Fasciola hepatica. Symptoms include fever, dyspepsia, vomiting,

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fascioliasis <i>n.</i>

Elizabeth Martin and Tanya McFerran.

in A Dictionary of Nursing

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Nursing Studies. 36 words.

an infestation of the bile ducts and liver with the liver fluke, Fasciola hepatica. Symptoms include fever, dyspepsia, vomiting,

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fascioliasis <i>n.</i>

Edited by Elizabeth A. Martin and Tanya A. McFerran.

in A Dictionary of Nursing

May 2017; p ublished online May 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Nursing. 38 words.

an infestation of the bile ducts and liver with the liver fluke, Fasciola hepatica. Symptoms include fever, dyspepsia, vomiting, loss of appetite, abdominal pain, and coughing; the liver...

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fascioliasis <i>n.</i>

Edited by Elizabeth Martin.

in Concise Medical Dictionary

January 2015; p ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health. 66 words.

an infestation of the bile ducts and liver with the liver fluke, Fasciola hepatica. Humans acquire the infection through eating wild watercress on which the larval stages of the parasite...

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Human fascioliasis in Egyptian children: successful treatment with triclabendazole

H El-Karaksy, B Hassanein, S Okasha, B Behairy and I Gadallah.

in Journal of Tropical Pediatrics

June 1999; p ublished online June 1999 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Paediatrics; Antitrust Issues and Policies. 0 words.

Human fascioliasis (HF) is an increasingly recognized public health problem in Egypt. During the past two years we diagnosed HF in 40 Egyptian children. Diagnosis was based on some or all...

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Human Fascioliasis: Clinical Features and Diagnostic Difficulties in Egyptian Children

M. El-Shabrawi, H. El-Karaksy, S. Okasha and A. El-Hennawy.

in Journal of Tropical Pediatrics

June 1997; p ublished online June 1997 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Paediatrics; Antitrust Issues and Policies. 0 words.

Human fascioliasis (HF) has been reported in children worldwide and occasionally from Egypt. In the past 7 years we diagnosed 16 children aged 3.5–11 years (mean age: 6.5 years), 13 of them...

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Prolonged antibiotic use leading to <i>Clostridium difficile</i> colitis in an ill returned traveller with acute fascioliasis

Dylan Kain, Avinash N Mukkala and Andrea K Boggild.

in Journal of Travel Medicine

P ublished online March 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Infectious Diseases; Community Medical Services; Immunology; Medical Microbiology and Virology; Public Health and Epidemiology. 3409 words.

Abstract

We report a case of a 29-year-old woman who presented to hospital with fever, right upper quadrant pain, marked eosinophilia, and liver abscesses...

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Distribution of Human Fascioliasis by Age and Gender among Rural Population in the Nile Delta, Egypt

Filippo Curtale, Yehia Abd El‐Wahab Hassanein, Aly El Wakeel, Santiago Mas‐Coma and Antonio Montresor.

in Journal of Tropical Pediatrics

October 2003; p ublished online October 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Paediatrics. 0 words.

The number of cases of human fascioliasis reported in Egypt, has increased drastically during the past years. Most of the newly infected cases were children and adolescents. In the year...

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Immune Suppression in Advanced Chronic Fascioliasis: An Experimental Study in a Rat Model

Núria Gironènes, M. Adela Valero, Maria A. García-Bodelón, Isabel Chico-Calero, Carmen Punzón, Manuel Presno and Santiago Mas-Coma.

in The Journal of Infectious Diseases

May 2007; p ublished online May 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Infectious Diseases; Immunology; Public Health and Epidemiology; Microbiology. 5558 words.

Chronicity and Th2 immune responses are features of helminth infections in humans. The liver fluke promotes its own survival through several strategies to down-regulate the immune response...

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Risk factors for human fascioliasis in schoolchildren in Baños del Inca, Cajamarca, Peru

Claudia Rodríguez-Ulloa, Marco Rivera-Jacinto, Juana del Valle-Mendoza, Corpus Cerna, Cristian Hoban, Silvia Chilón and Pedro Ortiz.

in Transactions of The Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene

May 2018; p ublished online May 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Clinical Medicine; Infectious Diseases; Immunology; Medical Microbiology and Virology; Public Health and Epidemiology. 3365 words.

Abstract

Background

The aim of the investigation was to determine the risk factors for human fascioliasis in...

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Epidemiology of human fascioliasis and intestinal parasitosis among schoolchildren in Lake Tana Basin, northwest Ethiopia

Tsegaw Fentie, Sebhat Erqou, Molla Gedefaw and Almaw Desta.

in Transactions of The Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene

August 2013; p ublished online August 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Clinical Medicine; Infectious Diseases; Medical Microbiology and Virology; Immunology. 3996 words.

Background

Parasitic diseases are the second most frequent cause of outpatient morbidity in Ethiopia.

Methods

A...

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Fascioliasis in Antalya

Latife Mamğkoğlu and Rabin Saba.

in Clinical Infectious Diseases

June 2001; p ublished online June 2001 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Infectious Diseases; Immunology; Public Health and Epidemiology; Microbiology. 458 words.

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Fascioliasis Due to <i>Fasciola hepatica</i> and <i>Fasciola gigantica</i> Infection: An Update on This ‘Neglected’ Neglected Tropical Disease

Robert W. Tolan.

in Laboratory Medicine

February 2011; p ublished online October 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Microbiology and Virology; Microbiology. 4952 words.

Fascioliasis, an infection due to the food- and water-borne trematodes Fasciola hepatica and Fasciola gigantica, is among the most neglected of the neglected tropical diseases. Among the...

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Control of human fascioliasis by selective chemotherapy: Design, cost and effect of the first public health, school-based intervention implemented in endemic areas of the Nile Delta, Egypt

Filippo Curtale, Yehia Abd El Wahab Hassanein and Lorenzo Savioli.

in Transactions of The Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene

August 2005; p ublished online August 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Clinical Medicine; Infectious Diseases; Immunology; Medical Microbiology and Virology; Public Health and Epidemiology. 5026 words.

Summary

Human fascioliasis is becoming a serious public health problem with a number of endemic areas identified in different countries. The viability of...

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