Studies on the incidence and pathogenesis of Dicrocoelium dendriticum in slaughtered sheep in Riyadh abattoir, Saudi Arabia.J Egypt Soc Parasitol. 1993 Apr; 23(1):263-7.JE
The incidence of Dicrocoelium dendriticum in slaughtered sheep both local and imported was carried out in Al Riyadh abattoir. A percentage of 28 was found among condemned livers. The highest rate of Dicrocoelium infection was among Naheemi sheep imported from Turkey. Recommendations to control this parasitic disease are necessary since it is a modern dangerous zoonotic parasite.