Acta Scientific Veterinary Sciences (ISSN: 2582-3183)

Editorial Volume 4 Issue 5

Fascioliasis: A Neglected Tropical Disease of Global Public Health Concern

Yagoob Garedaghi*

Department of Parasitology, Tabriz Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tabriz, Iran

*Corresponding Author:Yagoob Garedaghi, Department of Parasitology, Tabriz Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tabriz, Iran.

Received: February 23, 2022; Published: March 21, 2022


The World Health Organization (WHO) includes fascioliasis in the list of the NTDs (Neglected Tropical Diseases), among the group of food-borne trematodiases .


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Citation: Yagoob Garedaghi. “Fascioliasis: A Neglected Tropical Disease of Global Public Health Concern”. Acta Scientific Veterinary Sciences 4.5 (2022): 01-03.


Copyright: © 2022 Yagoob Garedaghi. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


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