Is the Goat a New Host for the G3 Indian Buffalo Strain of Echinococcus granulosus?

@inproceedings{Calderini2012IsTG,
  title={Is the Goat a New Host for the G3 Indian Buffalo Strain of Echinococcus granulosus?},
  author={Pietro Calderini and S Gabrielli and Gabriella A Cancrini},
  booktitle={TheScientificWorldJournal},
  year={2012}
}
Four goats bred in Central Italy (province of Rieti) revealed, in the liver, metacestodes of Echinococcus granulosus. The cysts, unilocular and fertile, were examined by microscopy and molecular diagnostics. Morphological data on the rostellar hooks are in agreement with the original description of the strain found in buffaloes and are largely compatible with those reported in Europe for cattle and humans. Specific PCR followed by DNA sequencing of the mitochondrial cox1 gene revealed for all… CONTINUE READING