Seroprevalence of fascioliasis in the eastern region of Turkey: an eight-year investigation


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Beyhan Y. E. , Yılmaz H.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF GASTROENTEROLOGY, vol.31, no.11, pp.746-751, 2020 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 31 Issue: 11
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.5152/tjg.2020.19243
  • Title of Journal : TURKISH JOURNAL OF GASTROENTEROLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.746-751
  • Keywords: Fasciola hepatica, seroprevalance, IHA Turkey, PROVINCE, HEPATICA, AREA

Abstract

Background/Aims: Fascioliasis is a zoonotic disease and one of the most neglected infectious diseases in humans. Its prevalence has been increasing significantly during the last decades. This study aimed to investigate the prevalence of fascioliasis using direct microscopy and indirect hemagglutination (IHA) technique in a region in Eastern Anatolia of Turkey.