Epidemiology of hydatidosis and echinococcosis in Theqar Province, southern Iraq.

  title={Epidemiology of hydatidosis and echinococcosis in Theqar Province, southern Iraq.},
  author={A L Molan},
  journal={Japanese journal of medical science & biology},
  volume={46 1},
  • A L Molan
  • Published 1993 in Japanese journal of medical science & biology
Ninety-six cases of human hydatidosis caused by Echinococcus granulosus were diagnosed from surgical records of hospitals in Theqar Province, Southern Iraq during 1989. The infection rate was higher in female than in male patients (56 versus 40 cases) and increased with their age (maximum, 25.0% in a female group of 31-40 years and 32.5% in a male group of 41-50 years). Many organs such as liver, lungs, peritoneum and spleen were involved, but the liver was most frequently affected. Of 96… CONTINUE READING
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