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 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 31 Issue: 11
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.5152/tjg.2020.19243
  • Journal Name: TURKISH JOURNAL OF GASTROENTEROLOGY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, EMBASE, MEDLINE, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.746-751
  • Keywords: Fasciola hepatica, seroprevalance, IHA Turkey, PROVINCE, HEPATICA, AREA
  • Van Yüzüncü Yıl University Affiliated: Yes

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.