Dairy cows

Fasciolosis in dairy cows

Lucas Pantaleon

Fasciolosis in a zoonotic disease. The infection is caused by Fasciola hepatica and Fasciola gigantica flukes and juvenile forms affecting the liver parenchyma, as well as adult forms that migrate to the bile ducts. The disease is responsible for significant economic losses to dairy cattle producers, such as liver condemnation during slaughter.

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