Echinococcus multilocularis in Belgium: prevalence in red foxes (Vulpes vulpes) and in different species of potential intermediate hosts.

Abstract

Echinococcus multilocularis causes a rare but potentially lethal zoonotic infection in humans. This tapeworm is known to be endemic in foxes in several countries of Western and Central Europe. In Western Europe, the common vole (Microtus arvalis) and the water vole (Arvicola terrestris) are considered to be the most important intermediate host species of… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.vetpar.2007.09.024

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@article{Hanosset2008EchinococcusMI, title={Echinococcus multilocularis in Belgium: prevalence in red foxes (Vulpes vulpes) and in different species of potential intermediate hosts.}, author={R{\'e}gis Hanosset and C Saegerman and S Adant and Lo{\"{i}c Massart and Bertrand Jacques Losson}, journal={Veterinary parasitology}, year={2008}, volume={151 2-4}, pages={212-7} }