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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2008
Review
2008
The application of molecular tools to the characterisation of the aetiological agents of echinococcosis has revealed a series of… (More)
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2007
Highly Cited
2007
Taxonomic revision by molecular phylogeny is needed to categorize members of the genus Echinococcus (Cestoda: Taeniidae). We have… (More)
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2004
Highly Cited
2004
We describe the development of a specific and sensitive PCR/semi-nested PCR system for the rapid diagnosis of Echinococcus… (More)
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
The northern biotype of Echinococcus granulosus occurs in North America and northern Eurasia in life-cycles involving cervids… (More)
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
Diagnosis of Echinococcus granulosus infection in dogs by detecting adult worms recovered post mortem or purged from the… (More)
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Review
2002
Review
2002
Echinococcus remains a significant public health problem worldwide and, in several regions, the aetiological agents of cystic… (More)
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
Iran is an important endemic focus of cystic hydatid disease (CHD) where several species of intermediate host are commonly… (More)
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
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
Highly Cited
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
Highly Cited
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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