[The so-called "fox tapeworm"].

  title={[The so-called "fox tapeworm"].},
  author={Johannes Eckert and R. Ammann},
  journal={Schweizer Archiv fur Tierheilkunde},
  volume={132 2},
The so-called "fox tapeworm" (Echinococcus multilocularis), the causative agent of a severe disease in man (alveolar echinococcosis), is presently under public discussion in Switzerland. Therefore, actual information is provided on the life cycle of the parasite, epidemiology, disease in humans, symptomatology, diagnosis, therapy and prophylaxis. It is recommended that in endemic regions hunters handling foxes should wear protective gloves, dead foxes should be transported in plastic bags and… CONTINUE READING