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noun accident, blunder, bungle, chance good fortune, chance happening, chance misfortune, chance occurrence, error, fortuity, lucky situation, miscalculation, misinterpretation, misjudgment, misreading, misunderstanding, once in a lifetime occurrence, random achievement, random luck, random mistake, random success, stroke of bad luck, stroke of misfortune
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It is estimated that more than 25% of bovine livers are condemned because of liver fluke damage.
In Scotland, SRUC report that the Dumfries and Ayr area had the highest number of cases of acute liver fluke disease in early November with cases also coming in from north eastern Scotland.
The VA study, along with a call by Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer of New York for broader research into liver flukes and cancer-stricken veterans, began after The Associated Press raised the issue in a story last year.
The result indicates the highest prevalence percentage for Liver fluke (33.
The giant liver fluke, Fascioloides magna, is a trematode parasite that infects the livers of white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus), elk (Cervus canadensis), and caribou (Rangifer tarandus) across North America (Fig.
Prevalence and epidemiology: The cercariae of liver flukes were observed from a pond first time by Otto Muller in 1773 (Andrews 1999).
To clarify the status of fishborne liver flukes in Vietnam, during 2011-2012, we conducted a survey for liver fluke metacercariae in fish from Phu Yen Province.
A drop of this mixture is placed on a glass slide, covered with a cover slip and then examined the prepared slide using a microscope for the examination of liver fluke eggs.
A cross-sectional coprological survey of liver flukes in cattle and sheep from an area of the southern Italian Apennines.
Performance characteristics of an enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay performed in milk for the detection of liver fluke (Fasciola hepatica) infection in cattle.
RAPD variability and genetic diversity in two populations of liver fluke, Fasciola hepatica.
Estimates show that more than 300 million cattle, buffaloes, sheep, goats, pigs, and horses worldwide are infected with liver fluke causing significant economic losses of $ 3 billion yearly.