Zoonotic and human parasites of inhabitants of Cueva de los Muertos Chiquitos, Rio Zape Valley, Durango, Mexico.

@article{Jimnez2012ZoonoticAH,
  title={Zoonotic and human parasites of inhabitants of Cueva de los Muertos Chiquitos, Rio Zape Valley, Durango, Mexico.},
  author={Francisco Agust{\'i}n Jim{\'e}nez and Scott L. Gardner and A. Araujo and Mart{\'i}n Horacio Fugassa and Richard H Brooks and Elizabeth Racz and Karl J. Reinhard},
  journal={The Journal of parasitology},
  year={2012},
  volume={98 2},
  pages={304-9}
}
We present the first reconstruction of the parasitoses among the people of the Loma San Gabriel culture, as represented by 36 coprolites excavated from the Cueva de los Muertos Chiquitos in Durango, Mexico. The coprolites date to approximately 1,400-yr-ago. Species identified based on eggs recovered include the trematode Echinostoma sp., the tapeworms Hymenolepis sp. and Dipylidium caninum , and the nematodes Ancylostoma duodenale, Enterobius vermicularis, and Trichuris trichiura. After… CONTINUE READING
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