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Echinococcus granulosus

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Echinococcus granulosus

Summary

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  • 14 July 2018
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Invasive Species
  • Animal Disease
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Echinococcus granulosus
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Metazoa
  •     Phylum: Platyhelminthes
  •       Class: Cestoda
  •         Subclass: Eucestoda
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Echinococcus hydatid cyst (lung). Fluid-filled large opaque cysts, the most common diameter being 5.0-10.0 cm. When mature, cysts may reach 0.5 m in diameter depending on available space. Scolices may be seen free in the cyst fluid on microscopic examination of fertile cysts.
TitleHidatid cyst from the lung
CaptionEchinococcus hydatid cyst (lung). Fluid-filled large opaque cysts, the most common diameter being 5.0-10.0 cm. When mature, cysts may reach 0.5 m in diameter depending on available space. Scolices may be seen free in the cyst fluid on microscopic examination of fertile cysts.
Copyright©John W. McGarry
Echinococcus hydatid cyst (lung). Fluid-filled large opaque cysts, the most common diameter being 5.0-10.0 cm. When mature, cysts may reach 0.5 m in diameter depending on available space. Scolices may be seen free in the cyst fluid on microscopic examination of fertile cysts.
Hidatid cyst from the lungEchinococcus hydatid cyst (lung). Fluid-filled large opaque cysts, the most common diameter being 5.0-10.0 cm. When mature, cysts may reach 0.5 m in diameter depending on available space. Scolices may be seen free in the cyst fluid on microscopic examination of fertile cysts.©John W. McGarry
Echinococcus hydatid (liver) cyst. Fluid-filled large opaque cysts, the most common diameter being 5.0-10.0 cm. When mature, cysts may reach 0.5 m in diameter depending on available space. Scolices may be seen free in the cyst fluid on microscopic examination of fertile cysts.
TitleHydatid cyst in the liver
CaptionEchinococcus hydatid (liver) cyst. Fluid-filled large opaque cysts, the most common diameter being 5.0-10.0 cm. When mature, cysts may reach 0.5 m in diameter depending on available space. Scolices may be seen free in the cyst fluid on microscopic examination of fertile cysts.
Copyright©John W. McGarry
Echinococcus hydatid (liver) cyst. Fluid-filled large opaque cysts, the most common diameter being 5.0-10.0 cm. When mature, cysts may reach 0.5 m in diameter depending on available space. Scolices may be seen free in the cyst fluid on microscopic examination of fertile cysts.
Hydatid cyst in the liverEchinococcus hydatid (liver) cyst. Fluid-filled large opaque cysts, the most common diameter being 5.0-10.0 cm. When mature, cysts may reach 0.5 m in diameter depending on available space. Scolices may be seen free in the cyst fluid on microscopic examination of fertile cysts.©John W. McGarry

Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Echinococcus granulosus

Parasitoses name

  • hydatid cyst

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Metazoa
  •         Phylum: Platyhelminthes
  •             Class: Cestoda
  •                 Subclass: Eucestoda
  •                     Order: Cyclophyllidea
  •                         Family: Taeniidae
  •                             Genus: Echinococcus
  •                                 Species: Echinococcus granulosus

Distribution Table

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The distribution in this summary table is based on all the information available. When several references are cited, they may give conflicting information on the status. Further details may be available for individual references in the Distribution Table Details section which can be selected by going to Generate Report.

Continent/Country/RegionDistributionLast ReportedOriginFirst ReportedInvasiveReferenceNotes

Asia

BangladeshPresentCAB ABSTRACTS Data Mining 2001
ChinaPresentCAB ABSTRACTS Data Mining 2001
-GansuPresentCAB ABSTRACTS Data Mining 2001
-HenanPresentCAB ABSTRACTS Data Mining 2001
-LiaoningPresentCAB ABSTRACTS Data Mining 2001
-QinghaiPresentCAB ABSTRACTS Data Mining 2001
-XinjiangPresentCAB ABSTRACTS Data Mining 2001
IndiaPresentCAB ABSTRACTS Data Mining 2001
-Andhra PradeshPresentCAB ABSTRACTS Data Mining 2001
-DelhiPresentCAB ABSTRACTS Data Mining 2001
-KarnatakaPresentCAB ABSTRACTS Data Mining 2001
-KeralaPresentCAB ABSTRACTS Data Mining 2001
-MaharashtraPresentCAB ABSTRACTS Data Mining 2001
-Tamil NaduPresentCAB ABSTRACTS Data Mining 2001
-Uttar PradeshPresentCAB ABSTRACTS Data Mining 2001
IranPresentCAB ABSTRACTS Data Mining 2001
IraqPresentCAB ABSTRACTS Data Mining 2001
IsraelPresentCAB ABSTRACTS Data Mining 2001
JapanPresentCAB ABSTRACTS Data Mining 2001
JordanPresentCAB ABSTRACTS Data Mining 2001
KazakhstanPresentCAB ABSTRACTS Data Mining 2001
LebanonPresentCAB ABSTRACTS Data Mining 2001
MongoliaPresentCAB ABSTRACTS Data Mining 2001
NepalPresentCAB ABSTRACTS Data Mining 2001
PakistanPresentCAB ABSTRACTS Data Mining 2001
Saudi ArabiaPresentCAB ABSTRACTS Data Mining 2001
TurkeyPresentCAB ABSTRACTS Data Mining 2001
United Arab EmiratesPresentCAB ABSTRACTS Data Mining 2001
UzbekistanPresentCAB ABSTRACTS Data Mining 2001

Africa

AlgeriaPresentCAB ABSTRACTS Data Mining 2001
East AfricaPresentCAB ABSTRACTS Data Mining 2001
EgyptPresentCAB ABSTRACTS Data Mining 2001
EthiopiaPresentCAB ABSTRACTS Data Mining 2001
KenyaPresentCAB ABSTRACTS Data Mining 2001
LibyaPresentCAB ABSTRACTS Data Mining 2001
MoroccoPresentCAB ABSTRACTS Data Mining 2001
South AfricaPresentCAB ABSTRACTS Data Mining 2001
SudanPresentCAB ABSTRACTS Data Mining 2001
TunisiaPresentCAB ABSTRACTS Data Mining 2001

North America

CanadaPresentCAB ABSTRACTS Data Mining 2001
-QuebecPresentCAB ABSTRACTS Data Mining 2001
MexicoPresentCAB ABSTRACTS Data Mining 2001
USAPresentCAB ABSTRACTS Data Mining 2001
-CaliforniaPresentCAB ABSTRACTS Data Mining 2001
-FloridaPresentCAB ABSTRACTS Data Mining 2001
-KansasPresentCAB ABSTRACTS Data Mining 2001
-TexasPresentCAB ABSTRACTS Data Mining 2001

South America

ArgentinaPresentCAB ABSTRACTS Data Mining 2001
BrazilPresentCAB ABSTRACTS Data Mining 2001
-Minas GeraisPresentCAB ABSTRACTS Data Mining 2001
-Rio Grande do SulPresentCAB ABSTRACTS Data Mining 2001
ChilePresentCAB ABSTRACTS Data Mining 2001
Falkland IslandsPresentCAB ABSTRACTS Data Mining 2001
PeruPresentCAB ABSTRACTS Data Mining 2001
UruguayPresentCAB ABSTRACTS Data Mining 2001

Europe

AustriaPresentCAB ABSTRACTS Data Mining 2001
BulgariaPresentCAB ABSTRACTS Data Mining 2001
CroatiaPresentCAB ABSTRACTS Data Mining 2001
CyprusPresentCAB ABSTRACTS Data Mining 2001
Czech RepublicPresentCAB ABSTRACTS Data Mining 2001
FrancePresentCAB ABSTRACTS Data Mining 2001
GermanyPresentCAB ABSTRACTS Data Mining 2001
GreecePresentCAB ABSTRACTS Data Mining 2001
IrelandPresentCAB ABSTRACTS Data Mining 2001
ItalyPresentCAB ABSTRACTS Data Mining 2001
-SardiniaPresentCAB ABSTRACTS Data Mining 2001
Mediterranean countriesPresentCAB ABSTRACTS Data Mining 2001
PolandPresentCAB ABSTRACTS Data Mining 2001
RomaniaPresentCAB ABSTRACTS Data Mining 2001
Russian FederationPresentCAB ABSTRACTS Data Mining 2001
SlovakiaPresentCAB ABSTRACTS Data Mining 2001
SpainPresentCAB ABSTRACTS Data Mining 2001
SwitzerlandPresentCAB ABSTRACTS Data Mining 2001
UKPresentCAB ABSTRACTS Data Mining 2001
UkrainePresentCAB ABSTRACTS Data Mining 2001

Oceania

AustraliaPresentCAB ABSTRACTS Data Mining 2001
-New South WalesPresentCAB ABSTRACTS Data Mining 2001
-VictoriaPresentCAB ABSTRACTS Data Mining 2001
-Western AustraliaPresentCAB ABSTRACTS Data Mining 2001
New ZealandPresentCAB ABSTRACTS Data Mining 2001

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