Description of Echinococcus granulosus genotypes in human hydatidosis in a region of southern Chile.

@article{Manterola2008DescriptionOE,
  title={Description of Echinococcus granulosus genotypes in human hydatidosis in a region of southern Chile.},
  author={Carlos Guillermo Manterola and Felipe M Benavente and Ang{\'e}lica Melo and Manuel Vial and Juan Carlos S Roa},
  journal={Parasitology international},
  year={2008},
  volume={57 3},
  pages={342-6}
}
INTRODUCTION Echinococcus granulosus species has a wide variety in both geography and hosts; indeed, 10 genotypes have been reported in studies on material of animal origin. The aim of this study was to genotype E. granulosus obtained from human hydatid cysts. MATERIALS AND METHODS The hydatid fluid and sand was collected from patients who underwent surgery for hepatic and pulmonary hydatidosis at Hospital Regional in Temuco, Chile, between 2004 and 2005. Two PCR systems were used: PCR Eg 9… CONTINUE READING

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