Human cystic echinococcosis in Sardinia during the 20th century.


At the beginning of the 20th century in Sardinia human Cystic Echinococcosis was considered a highly endemic disease by all the health operators. In the early twenties the number of reported cases was 429, but incidence appeared rising due to increase in availability of data and to improvements in diagnosis. The fall of personal and public hygienic… (More)