A review on diagnostic and preventive aspects of cystic echinococcosis and human cysticercosis

@inproceedings{Giri2012ARO,
  title={A review on diagnostic and preventive aspects of cystic echinococcosis and human cysticercosis},
  author={Sidhartha Giri and Subhash Chandra Parija},
  booktitle={Tropical parasitology},
  year={2012}
}
Cystic echinococcosis and human cysticercosis have recently been included in the list of "neglected tropical diseases" by the World Health Organization (WHO). Both are zoonoses which are prevalent throughout the world and lead to considerable mortality, morbidity, and economic losses as well. This review deals with the disease burden of these two neglected cestode infections. Diagnostic modalities with their specific advantages and disadvantages have also been discussed. Recent developments in… CONTINUE READING
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