Spontaneous primary intrathoracic, extrapulmonary hydatid cyst in a broiler rabbit

@article{Sreekumar2010SpontaneousPI,
  title={Spontaneous primary intrathoracic, extrapulmonary hydatid cyst in a broiler rabbit},
  author={Chirukandoth Sreekumar and A. Kirubakaran and Ragothaman Venkataramanan and P. Karthik Selvan and Rajappan Anilkumar and M. Iyue},
  journal={Helminthologia},
  year={2010},
  volume={47},
  pages={193-195}
}
Echinococcus granulosus, a zoonotic tapeworm with a dog-herbivore life cycle, is known to use ruminants, horses, pigs, etc., as intermediate hosts. Natural infections of hydatid cysts have not been documented in small animals like rabbits in India. This paper records spontaneous intrathoracic, extrapulmonary hydatid cysts of E. granulosus in a cage reared… CONTINUE READING