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Fasciola hepatica

"Fasciola hepatica" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

A species of helminth commonly called the sheep liver fluke. It occurs in the biliary passages, liver, and gallbladder during various stages of development. Snails and aquatic vegetation are the intermediate hosts. Occasionally seen in man, it is most common in sheep and cattle.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Fasciola hepatica" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Fasciola hepatica" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 12 publications over 6 distinct years, with a maximum of 3 publications in 2012 and 2013
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.