Cestodes of Untreated Large Stray Dog Populations in Algeria : A Reservoir for Herbivore and Human Parasitic Diseases

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Taeniids are frequent in dogs of Mediterranean countries and most studies have focused on the zoonotic Echinococcus granulosus, although several other species of cestodes are usually collected. We necropsied 127 stray dogs in two areas of eastern Algeria, in order to characterize the cestode communities and the factors that may structure these communities… (More)

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