Description of vertebral and liver alveolar echinococcosis cases in Cynomolgus monkeys (Macaca fascicularis)


BACKGROUND Echinococcus multilocularis, the causative agent of alveolar echinococcosis, is a fox tapeworm widely distributed in Europe with an increase of endemic area in recent years. Many mammal species including humans and non-human primates can be infected by accidental ingestion of eggs. CASE PRESENTATION In March 2011, a 5-year-old zoo-raised male… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/s12917-015-0520-8


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