Spatial and temporal investigation of Echinococcus granulosus coproantigen prevalence in farm dogs in South Powys, Wales.

@article{Mastin2011SpatialAT,
  title={Spatial and temporal investigation of Echinococcus granulosus coproantigen prevalence in farm dogs in South Powys, Wales.},
  author={Alexander J. Mastin and Adam P Brouwer and Mark H Fox and Philip Craig and Javier A. Guiti{\'a}n and Wangyang Li and Kim Stevens},
  journal={Veterinary parasitology},
  year={2011},
  volume={178 1-2},
  pages={100-7}
}
The prevalence of canine echinococcosis appears to have been increasing in mid/south Wales in recent years - raising the concern of a potential resurgence in transmission to humans. A campaign was therefore conducted in 2008 in order to provide dogs in South Powys with anthelmintics, estimate the coproantigen prevalence amongst these dogs, and evaluate potential risk factors for coproantigen positivity. The coproantigen prevalence identified in these dogs (n=577) was 10.6% (95% confidence… CONTINUE READING