Fasciola hepatica means: Fasciola Hepatica: This parasite is known as the liver fluke and causes Fascioliasis, or “liver decay” in ruminants. It can also be found in other mammals such as humans. Common ways to get infected are watercress and other contaminated plants. Fasciola Hepatica can be found in all parts of the globe, including tropical and temperate regions.
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