Cases of Echinococcus granulosus Sensu Stricto Isolated from Polish Patients: Imported or Indigenous?

@inproceedings{Dybicz2015CasesOE,
  title={Cases of Echinococcus granulosus Sensu Stricto Isolated from Polish Patients: Imported or Indigenous?},
  author={Monika Dybicz and Piotr K Borkowski and Julia Dąbrowska and Lidia Chomicz},
  booktitle={BioMed research international},
  year={2015}
}
The cases of nine Polish patients with diagnosed cystic echinococcosis (CE) were examined. A total of nine isolates obtained postoperatively were investigated using PCR and sequencing. The mitochondrial region of nad1 gene was amplified. This PCR and sequencing analysis revealed the presence of Echinococcus canadensis G7 in seven patients and E. granulosus G1 in two patients. These data demonstrate that E. canadensis is the predominant causative agent of human cystic echinococcosis in Poland. E… CONTINUE READING
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