Transmission dynamics and control options for Echinococcus granulosus

@article{Torgerson2003TransmissionDA,
  title={Transmission dynamics and control options for Echinococcus granulosus},
  author={P. Torgerson and D. D. Heath},
  journal={Parasitology},
  year={2003},
  volume={127},
  pages={S143 - S158}
}
Cystic echinococcosis, caused by the larval stage of Echinococcus granulosus, is a global public health problem. Whilst in a few localities, such as New Zealand, the parasite has been effectively controlled or even eradicated, in most endemic regions it remains a persistent problem. In some areas, such as the former Soviet Union, the disease incidence in humans has increased rapidly in recent years. It is important to have an understanding of the transmission dynamics, both between dogs and… Expand
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