Fasciolosis is a disease of sheep, cattle, goats and occasionally humans. It is caused by a trematode called Fasciola with the two
most common species of Fasciola hepatica (F. hepatica) and Fasciola gigantica (F. gigantica). The parasites encyst in the bile ducts
and liver parenchyma of animals. Fasciolosis is common in marshy water bodies where favorable for its intermediate host. Snails of
the genus Lymnae facilitate its survival and ubiquity worldwide. The disease causes serious economic losses annually, either directly
or indirectly, by disrupting animal production. Therefore; this introductory review highlights on the occurrence, epidemiology,
diagnosis, treatment, prevention and control of fasciolosis.
Keywords: Fasciolosis; Occurrence; Epidemiology; Diagnosis; Treatment; Prevention; Control