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Genus: Echinococcus

Known as: Echinococcus, worm hydatid 
A genus of cyclophyllid tapeworms in the family Taeniidae. The definitive hosts for echinococcus are carnivorous predators; humans become by zoonotic… 
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Review
2017
Review
2017
Highly Cited
2013
Highly Cited
2013
Tapeworms (Cestoda) cause neglected diseases that can be fatal and are difficult to treat, owing to inefficient drugs. Here we… 
Review
2009
Review
2009
  • P. Moro, P. Schantz
  • International journal of infectious diseases…
  • 2009
  • Corpus ID: 205271484
Review
2008
Review
2008
  • R. Thompson
  • Experimental parasitology
  • 2008
  • Corpus ID: 9235731
Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
SUMMARY Taxonomic revision by molecular phylogeny is needed to categorize members of the genus Echinococcus (Cestoda: Taeniidae… 
Review
2005
Review
2005
Review
2004
Review
2004
SUMMARY Echinococcosis in humans is a zoonotic infection caused by larval stages (metacestodes) of cestode species of the genus… 
Review
2002
Review
2002
Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
Summary Hydatid disease (echinococcosis), caused by the tapeworm Echinococcus, is a public health and economic problem of global… 
Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992