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Fascioliasis: Major one health problem because of significant effect on agriculture and human health

Fascioliasis is a food borne trematodiasis which results from infection with the parasites Fasciola hepatica and Fasciola gigantica. Fascioliasis has now become a major one health problem because of its impact on agriculture, human health and increasing demand for animal derived food product. The problematic issues surrounding fascioliasis control, including drug resistance , the lack of diagnosis and the threat that hybridization of the Fasciola species poses to future animal and human health is discussed.