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… (More)
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2014
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2014
Hydatidosis, caused by Echinococcus granulosus is one of the most important zoonotic diseases, throughout most parts of the world… (More)
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2007
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2007
Taxonomic revision by molecular phylogeny is needed to categorize members of the genus Echinococcus (Cestoda: Taeniidae). We have… (More)
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2007
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2007
A multiplex polymerase chain reaction (PCR) was evaluated for the identification of morphologically indistinguishable eggs of the… (More)
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2006
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2006
A total of 15 red foxes, 15 raccoon dogs, 15 domestic dogs and 15 domestic cats were each infected with 20,000 protoscolices of… (More)
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2003
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2003
Surveillance for alveolar echinococcosis in central Europe was initiated in 1998. On a voluntary basis, 559 patients were… (More)
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2002
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2002
In the present study, 115 stray dogs (56 males and 59 females, mixed breed), 86 golden jackal (Canis aureus, 42 males and 44… (More)
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2000
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2000
Over a period of 26 months from January 1996 to February 1998, 388 foxes from the city of Zürich, Switzerland, were examined for… (More)
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1995
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1995
Three nucleotide data sets, two mitochondrial (COI and ND1) and one nuclear (ribosomal ITS1), have been investigated in order to… (More)
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1993
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1993
Nucleotide sequences of a 471 bp region of the mitochondrial NADH dehydrogenase 1 gene were obtained for 59 Echinococcus isolates… (More)
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1992
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1992
The pattern of species and strain variation within the genus Echinococcus is complex and controversial. In an attempt to… (More)
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