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Epidemiology of hydatid disease in Sardinia: a study of fertility of cysts in sheep.
Hydatidosis, caused by Echinococcus granulosus, is a cyclozoonotic disease of economic significance in Sardinia and the epidemiological significance of sheep in maintaining the life-cycle is ascertain. Expand
A study of morphological aspects of cystic echinococcosis in sheep in Sardinia.
From a surveillance and control perspective it is proposed that, in addition to other relevant epidemiological information, data from meat inspection be further improved, including morpho-functional indications about cyst type. Expand
Cystic echinococcosis in sheep in Sardinia. Changing pattern and present status.
The epidemiological status of cystic echinococcosis in sheep in Sardinia over the 20 years since the last control attempt and the trend of CE transmission according to surveys carried out from 1952 to 2010 has been analysed and the results are discussed in the light of the significant socio-economic and structural transformations that have actually modified the zoonosis scenario on the island. Expand
Redescription of the male of Ixodes festai Rondelli, 1926 (Ixodida: Ixodidae) on specimens from Sardinia (Italy)
The presence of the male of Ixodes festai for the first time in Sardinia (Italy) is reported and a detailed redescription is provided. Expand