Evaluation of oxidative status in patients with Fasciola hepatica infection


Karsen H., Sünnetçioğlu M., CEYLAN R. M. , Bayraktar M., Taskin A., Aksoy N., ...More

AFRICAN HEALTH SCIENCES, vol.11, 2011 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 11
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Journal Name: AFRICAN HEALTH SCIENCES
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Van Yüzüncü Yıl University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Background: F. hepatica infection is rare and mostly subclinical. Migration of juvenile forms of F. hepatica into the host's liver is accompanied by an inflammatory reaction followed by fibrosis and cirrhosis.