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A wide diversity of zoonotic intestinal parasites infects urban and rural dogs in Neuquén, Patagonia, Argentina.
The presence of parasites was investigated by the examination of 1944 dog faecal samples collected from urban (n=646) and rural (n=1298) areas of the province of Neuquén, Patagonia, Argentina.Expand
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Heterogeneous distribution of human cystic echinococcosis after a long-term control program in Neuquén, Patagonia Argentina.
The present study is the first comprehensive analysis of human cystic echinococcosis (CE) epidemiological data carried out in the province of Neuquén, Patagonia Argentina, after 34 years ofExpand
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Molecular characterization of Echinococcus isolates indicates goats as reservoir for Echinococcus canadensis G6 genotype in Neuquén, Patagonia Argentina.
Human cystic echinococcosis is a highly endemic zoonotic disease in the province of Neuquén, Patagonia Argentina, although a hydatid control programme has been carried out since 1970. Human infectionExpand
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Global phylogeography and genetic diversity of the zoonotic tapeworm Echinococcus granulosus sensu stricto genotype G1.
Echinococcus granulosus sensu stricto (s.s.) is the major cause of human cystic echinococcosis worldwide and is listed among the most severe parasitic diseases of humans. To date, numerous studiesExpand
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Usefulness and validation of a coproantigen test for dog echinococcosis screening in the consolidation phase of hydatid control in Neuquén, Argentina.
Hydatidosis is endemic in Neuquén, Patagonia, Argentina, even though sanitary authorities have been performing a control programme since 1970. At present, the programme is in consolidation phase, andExpand
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Distinguishing Echinococcus granulosus sensu stricto genotypes G1 and G3 with confidence: A practical guide.
Cystic echinococcosis (CE), a zoonotic disease caused by tapeworms of the species complex Echinococcus granulosus sensu lato, represents a substantial global health and economic burden. Within thisExpand
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Parasitosis intestinales y su relacion con factores socioeconómicos y condiciones de habitat en niños de Neuquén, Patagonia, Argentina
The prevalence and distribution of intestinal parasites (IP) were investigated in children from twopopulations of different socioeconomic level, located in the same area of the city of Neuquen,Expand
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Estacionalidad de parásitos intestinales en suelos periurbanos de la ciudad de Neuquén, Patagonia, Argentina
Se determinó la presencia de huevos, larvas, quistes y ooquistes de parásitos intestinales en suelo de un barrio periurbano de la ciudad de Neuquén durante un año con el objeto de evaluar susExpand
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Intestinal parasites and the environment: frequency of intestinal parasites in children of Neuquén, Patagonia, Argentina.
The frequency of intestinal parasites (IP) in 69 children between 2 and 14 years of age was studied within the city of Neuquén, Patagonia, Argentina in relation to socioeconomic, cultural andExpand
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The optimum cut-off value to differentiate Echinococcus granulosus sensu stricto from other species of E. granulosus sensu lato using larval rostellar hook morphometry.
Cystic echinococcosis caused by Echinococcus granulosus sensu lato is one of the most important helminth zoonoses in the world; it affects both humans and livestock. The disease is endemic inExpand
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