Current prevalence and distribution of hydatidosis with special reference to the Americas.

@article{Williams1971CurrentPA,
  title={Current prevalence and distribution of hydatidosis with special reference to the Americas.},
  author={Joseph F. Williams and H L{\'o}pez Adaros and Alfonso Trejos},
  journal={The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene},
  year={1971},
  volume={20 2},
  pages={
          224-36
        }
}
Abstract Distribution of species of Echinococcus (E. multilocularis, E. granulosus, E. oligarthrus, and E. patogonicus) was reviewed with special reference to the American continent. Human and domestic animal populations susceptible to echinococcosis are strikingly different in distribution. In the Americas, human disease is most prevalent in areas of intensive sheep husbandry, but the pattern of occurrence of hydatidosis may be altered as changes in the structure of the animal industry are… CONTINUE READING

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