Alveolar Echinococcosis Infection in a Monkey (Ateles geoffroyi) In Mashhad, Iran

  title={Alveolar Echinococcosis Infection in a Monkey (Ateles geoffroyi) In Mashhad, Iran},
  author={Hassan Borji and MR Emami and Mohsen Maleki and Gh Razmi and Hossein Kazemi Mehrjerdi and Elham Moghaddas},
  booktitle={Iranian journal of public health},
Alveolar echinococcosis (AE), which is caused by ingestion of eggs of the fox tapeworm Echinococcus multilocularis, is the most potentially lethal parasitic infection because of its tendency to invade and proliferate in the liver and the difficulty in treatment. This article describes a case of alveolar echinococcosis found in Ateles geoffroyi in Mashhad, Iran. The cysts were characterized as an alveolar structure, composed of numerous small vesicles in liver, abdominal cavity, retroperitoneum… CONTINUE READING
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