Disease Information for Fascioliasis/liver fluke: Definition

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  • Liver fluke of sheep, goats, and cattle. Ingestion of encysted larva on aquatic plants. Contaminated watercress

    is the usual source. Larva migrate to biliary ducts and

    maturing adult causes biliary obstruction and liver damage.

    Usually there is Africa, China and South America residence or travel.

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