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Echinococcus granulosus

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Echinococcus granulosus

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 20 November 2019
  • 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.

Last updated: 10 Jan 2020
Continent/Country/Region Distribution Last Reported Origin First Reported Invasive Reference Notes

Africa

AlgeriaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
EgyptPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
EthiopiaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
KenyaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
LibyaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
MoroccoPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
South AfricaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
SudanPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
TunisiaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)

Asia

BangladeshPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
ChinaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-GansuPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-HenanPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-LiaoningPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-QinghaiPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-XinjiangPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
IndiaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-Andhra PradeshPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-DelhiPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-KarnatakaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-KeralaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-MaharashtraPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-Tamil NaduPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-Uttar PradeshPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
IranPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
IraqPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
IsraelPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
JapanPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
JordanPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
KazakhstanPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
LebanonPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
MongoliaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
NepalPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
PakistanPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
Saudi ArabiaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
TurkeyPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
United Arab EmiratesPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
UzbekistanPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)

Europe

AustriaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
BulgariaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
CroatiaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
CyprusPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
CzechiaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
FrancePresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
GermanyPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
GreecePresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
IrelandPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
ItalyPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-SardiniaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
PolandPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
RomaniaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
RussiaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
SlovakiaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
SpainPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
SwitzerlandPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
UkrainePresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
United KingdomPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)

North America

CanadaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-QuebecPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
MexicoPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
United StatesPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-CaliforniaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-FloridaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-KansasPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-TexasPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)

Oceania

AustraliaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-New South WalesPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-VictoriaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-Western AustraliaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
New ZealandPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)

South America

ArgentinaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
BrazilPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-Minas GeraisPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-Rio Grande do SulPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
ChilePresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
Falkland IslandsPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
PeruPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
UruguayPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)

Distribution References

CABI Data Mining, 2001. CAB Abstracts Data Mining.,

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