First molecular characterization of Echinococcus granulosus (sensu stricto) genotype 1 among cattle in Sudan

Abstract

BACKGROUND Echinococcus granulosus sensu lato (s.l.) is the causative agent of cystic echinococcosis (CE), which is a cosmopolitan zoonotic parasitic disease infecting humans and a wide range of mammalian species including cattle. Currently, little information is available on the genetic diversity of Echinococcus species among livestock in Sudan. In the… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/s12917-018-1348-9

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