Encysted metacercariae of family Heterophyidae in infected fish in Dakahlia Governorate, an endemic focus in Egypt.

@article{Hegazi2014EncystedMO,
  title={Encysted metacercariae of family Heterophyidae in infected fish in Dakahlia Governorate, an endemic focus in Egypt.},
  author={Mai A. Hegazi and Ayaat T. Hassan and Thanaa M Al-Nashar and Omaima I. Abo-Elkheir and Fatma Mohamad Ebrahem El-Lessi},
  journal={Journal of the Egyptian Society of Parasitology},
  year={2014},
  volume={44 3},
  pages={
          547-58
        }
}
The study re-evaluated the status of encysted metacercariae (EMC) of Family Heterophyidae in fresh and brackish water fish in an endemic focus in Egypt, as well as to study their morphological pattern. Seasonal variation of EMC was matched with their prevalence and intensity in infected fish. The study covered a period of one year from first of April 2011 to end of March 2012. The total percent of infection in the examined fish was 71.9% and 42.6% for brackish and fresh water respectively. The… 

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