Morphological and molecular characteristics of Echinococcus multilocularis and Echinococcus granulosus mixed infection in a dog from Xinjiang, China.

@article{Zhang2006MorphologicalAM,
  title={Morphological and molecular characteristics of Echinococcus multilocularis and Echinococcus granulosus mixed infection in a dog from Xinjiang, China.},
  author={Yalou Zhang and J. C. J. Bart and Patrick Giraudoux and Philip Craig and Dominique Vuitton and Hao Wen},
  journal={Veterinary parasitology},
  year={2006},
  volume={139 1-3},
  pages={244-8}
}
The Xinjiang plateau of western China has been shown to have a high prevalence for human cystic echinococcosis (CE) caused by Echinococcus granulosus, and human alveolar echinococcosis (AE) caused by Echinococcus multilocularis. The domestic dog is suspected to be the primary definitive host for the transmission of both E. granulosus and E. multilocularis to humans in this locality. Seventeen of 30 stray dogs from Hejing County of Xinjiang were found positive for E. granulosus post mortem, and… CONTINUE READING
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