Progress in diagnosis, treatment and elimination of echinococcosis and cysticercosis.

  title={Progress in diagnosis, treatment and elimination of echinococcosis and cysticercosis.},
  author={Peter Mullineaux Schantz},
  journal={Parasitology international},
  volume={55 Suppl},
Here I review the current status of geographical occurrence and public health significance of echinococcosis (Echinococcus spp. infections) and cysticercosis (Taenia solium infection) with special emphasis on the remarkable technologic progress achieved in recent decades that has led to greater understanding of the biology and epidemiology of these cestode infections. The greatest remaining challenges are to apply this knowledge and technology to improved medical management and prevention of… CONTINUE READING

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