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Eggs of Fasciolopsis buski are broadly ellipsoidal, operculated and measure 130-150 µm long by 60-90 µm wide. The eggs are unembryonated when passed in feces. The eggs of F. buski can be difficult to distinguish from Fasciola hepatica, although the abopercular end .

Fasciolopsis buski is commonly called the giant intestinal fluke, because it is an exceptionally large parasitic fluke, and the largest known to parasitise humans.Its size is variable and a mature specimen might be as little as 2 cm long, but the body may grow to a length of 7.5 cm and a width of 2.5 cm.Family: Fasciolidae.

The diagnosis of Fasciolopsis buski is usually done by identifying eggs from a stool specimen under a microscope. Rarely adult flukes are found from the sample. Fasciolopsis buski and Fasciola hepatica have very similar eggs. Fasciolopsiasis is treated with praziquantel following the advice of your health care provider. Other good drugs are.