Intraspecific variation of Echinococcus granulosus in livestock from Peru.

  title={Intraspecific variation of Echinococcus granulosus in livestock from Peru.},
  author={Fernanda Barbosa de Almeida and Ros{\~a}ngela Rodrigues-Silva and Renata Heisler Neves and Elizabeth Luz Sanchez Romani and Jos{\'e} Roberto Machado-Silva},
  journal={Veterinary parasitology},
  volume={143 1},
Echinococcus granulosus infection is a problem of public health in livestock-rearing regions of Latin America, like in Peru. This species is characterized by the morphometry of the large and small rostellar hooks in both metacestodes and adult worms. The aim of this work was to study biometrical characteristics of rostellar hooks in hydatid cysts (lung and liver) from some Peruvian provinces (Arequipa, Cuzco, Huancavelica, Junin and Puno). The biometrical analysis was obtained in a digital… CONTINUE READING