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Liver fluke

obovis
Contributor(s):

Polly Gratwick

Andrew Forbes

Synonym(s): Fasciola hepatica


Liver fluke

  • Liver fluke is a parasitic flatworm which can infect many species of mammals, including man.
  • Cattle and sheep are the most significant hosts on stock farms.
  • As the name suggests, they affect the liver of infected animals.

Lifecycle

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