Case Report Update of fasciolosis- transmitting snails from Tawarga, Libya

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1 Higher Institute for Medical Technology, Misurata, Libya

2 Zoology Department, Faculty of Science, Fayoum University, Egypt.


Out of 50 Biomphalaria alexandrina snails 25 (50%) were found infected with Fasciola spp. This snail species is the suitable intermediate host of Schistosoma mansoni . It is worthy to mention that this is the first record of Fasciola in Libya which represent a new locality record.


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