Molecular characterization of Echinococcus granulosus s.l. cysts from cattle, camels, goats and pigs in Ethiopia.

@article{Tigre2016MolecularCO,
  title={Molecular characterization of Echinococcus granulosus s.l. cysts from cattle, camels, goats and pigs in Ethiopia.},
  author={Worku Tigre and Benti Deresa and Adane Haile and Sarah Gabri{\"e}l and Bjorn Victor and Jani Van Pelt and Brecht Devleesschauwer and Jozef Vercruysse and Pierre Dorny},
  journal={Veterinary parasitology},
  year={2016},
  volume={215},
  pages={17-21}
}
Cystic Echinococcosis (CE) caused by Echinococcus granulosus sensu lato (s.l.) is a neglected helminth zoonosis affecting humans and various animal species. Human CE has been reported in almost all countries of sub-Saharan Africa but its prevalence and public health impact are subject to large geographical variations. The reasons for these differences are not well understood; among other factors, occurrence of different species/genotypes of E. granulosus s.l. has been suggested. CE is very… CONTINUE READING

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