Heterophyes heterophyes, Metagonimus yokogawai, Haplorchis taichui, Haplorchis pumilio and Stellantchasmus falcatus are a few of the many heterophyids. Heterophyes heterophyes (von Siebold, ) Stiles and Hassal, (Figure 2 ). ETYMOLOGY:Hetero = different and phyes = form. Heterophyes heterophyes. Introduction: Heterophyes heterophyes is a small parasitic fluke that infects humans who eat raw or undercooked fish infected with .

Author: Kigalkis Milrajas
Country: Turkmenistan
Language: English (Spanish)
Genre: Love
Published (Last): 8 December 2010
Pages: 366
PDF File Size: 18.71 Mb
ePub File Size: 9.70 Mb
ISBN: 999-3-98196-163-2
Downloads: 3664
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]
Uploader: Akinokinos

Minute teardrop-shaped flukes found in the small intestines of fish-eating birds and mammals. The metacercariae are found within the muscle of the fish hosts. Heterophyes heterophyes Siebold Cerithideopsilla cingulataan intermediate host for H.

Probably praziquantel, but not reported.

Diagnosis done by stool examination is difficult when adult worms are not present because the eggs are hard to distinguish from C.

Heterophyes heterophyes by Anastasia Bowman Jun 13, On the histopathology of the small intestine in animals experimentally infected with H.

Enter Email Address What’s this? WikiProject Biology may be able to help recruit an expert. Eine Revision der Fasciolidengattung Heterophyes Cobb. InKhalil found 53 of 60 school children infected in an area close to the Suez Canal; init was found in 14 of 65 cats in Egypt Abo-Shady et al. In heavy infections which are common cause damage to the mucosa and produce intestinal pain and mucosa diarrhea.


In this figure, the following structures are labeled: The eggs are hard to tell apart from other related species so there is no accurate estimate of human infection.

Recommend on Facebook Tweet Share Compartir. Host-induced phenotypic differences in Egyptian Heterophyes heterophyes Digenea: However, the eggs are indistinguishable from those of Metagonimus yokogawai and resemble those of Clonorchis and Opisthorchis.

The second intermediate host include freshwater fish: Volumes I and II. The vas deferens leading from the testes expands to form a seminal vesicle and then narrows again to form an ejaculatory duct. The fluke also has female reproductive organs.

Adults reside in the small intestine of the definitive host. Articles needing expert attention with no reason or talk parameter Articles needing expert attention from March All articles needing expert attention Biology articles needing expert attention Articles with heteropphyes microformats All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from January Commons category link is on Wikidata. The first report in cats is that of Heteropuyes In Egypt, after looking at twelve populations of Cerithideopsilla conicawhich is mud snail and carrier of Heterophyes heterophyesit was found that the most infected snails heteroophyes found in the Nile Delta compared to the Red sea coast and inland waters of the Delta.

Natural definitive hosts are cats, dogs, foxes, wolves, pelicansand humans. Praziquantela quinolone derivative.

Heterophyidae Animals described in Parasitic helminths of humans. The life cycle in Egypt involves the snail Pironella conica and the brackish-water fish host Mugil cephalus.


The reflection of control programs of parasitic diseases upon gastrointestinal helminthiasis in Dakahlia Governorate, Egypt. Many cercariae are produced from each redia.

CDC – DPDx – Heterophyiasis

However, no clinical signs were described. In the orient, Heterophyes nocens Onji and Nishio, was described, but it is now considered a subspecies of Heterophyes heterophyes. This page was last edited on 22 Augustat Eggs can also get into the brain or spinal cord and cause neurological disorders and sometimes fatalities.

Journal of Helminthology, 61, pp On their way down, they contact a fish and penetrate into the epithelium of the fish.

Heterophyes heterophyes

Experiments on habitat selection of Heterophyes species in different definitive hosts. Distribution of the snail Pirenella hetedophyes in Sinai and Israel and its infection by Heterophyidae and other trematodes. Each worm causes a mild inflammatory reaction at its site of contact with the intestine. Heterophyidae collected from a man. J Egypt Med Assoc Heterophyes heterophyes is a human parasite. In rural areas of Egypt there heterophyws a higher chance of being infected with H.