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The Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region in northwest China is one of the world's most important foci for cystic echinococcosis. Domestic dogs are the main source for human infection, and previous studies in Xinjiang have found a canine Echinococcus spp. coproELISA prevalence of between 36% and 41%....

Author(s)
Kesteren, F. van; Qi XinWei; Tao Jiang; Feng XiaoHui; Mastin, A.; Craig, P. S.; Vuitton, D. A.; Duan XinYu; Chu XiangDong; Zhu JinLong; Wen Hao
Publisher
Elsevier B. V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Acta Tropica, 2015, 145, pp 1-7
Abstract

Echinococcus granulosus infections are a major public health problem in livestock-raising regions worldwide. Cystic echinococcosis is endemic in some areas of the Sudan, nevertheless, its presence in other parts of the country is basically unknown. In this project, a retrospective cross-sectional...

Author(s)
Abass, N. A. E. H.
Publisher
Mensch & Buch Verlag, Berlin, Germany
Citation
An epidemiologic study of canine echinococcosis and livestock hydatidosis in the Sudan, 2014, pp viii + 102 pp.
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Background: Canines, the definitive hosts for the parasites causing alveolar (AE) and cystic echinococcosis (CE), are the main source of this infections playing the key role in the transmission. The ten-year mortality rate of AE is extremely high (94%) if the patients are not given sustained...

Author(s)
Yu Qing; Xiao Ning; Yang ShiJie; Han Shuai
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Infectious Diseases of Poverty, 2017, 6, 117, pp (27 June 2017)
Abstract

Background: The echinococcosis is prevalent in 10 provinces /autonomous region in western and northern China. Epidemiological survey of echinococcosis in China in 2012 showed the average prevalence of four counties in Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) is 4.23%, much higher than the average prevalence...

Author(s)
Li Bin; Quzhen GongSang; Xue ChuiZhao; Han Shuai; Chen WeiQi; Yan XinLiu; Li ZhongJie; Quick, M. L.; Huang Yong; Xiao Ning; Wang Ying; Wang LiYing; Zuoga GeSang; Bianba; Gangzhu; Ma BingCheng; Gasong; Wei XiaoGang; Niji; Zheng CanJun; Wu WeiPing; Zhou XiaoNong
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Infectious Diseases of Poverty, 2019, 8, 29, pp (28 April 2019)
Abstract

Background: Besides acting as definitive hosts for Echinococcus multilocularis, dogs can become infected by the larval form of this parasite and thereby develop life-threatening alveolar echinococcosis (AE). Although AE is a zoonotic disease, most therapeutic and diagnostic approaches have been...

Author(s)
Frey, C. F.; Marreros, N.; Renneker, S.; Schmidt, L.; Sager, H.; Hentrich, B.; Milesi, S.; Gottstein, B.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Parasites and Vectors, 2017, 10, 422, pp (16 September 2017)
Abstract

Background: Human cystic echinococcosis (CE) and alveolar echinococcosis (AE) are highly endemic in Tibetan communities of Sichuan Province. Previous research in the region indicated that domestic dog was the major source of human infection, and observations indicated that domestic dog could have...

Author(s)
Wang Qian; Yu WenJie; Zhong Bo; Shang JingYe; Huang Liang; Mastin, A.; Renqingpengcuo; Huang Yan; Zhang GuangJia; He Wei; Giraudoux, P.; Wu WeiPing; Craig, P. S.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Infectious Diseases of Poverty, 2016, 5, 60, pp (5 July 2016)
Abstract

Objective: To understand the prevalence of echinococcosis in Shigatse City in Tibet Autonomous Region. Methods: A stratified cluster sampling method was used to select villages in 17 counties(district) in Shigatse City from August to October, 2016. B ultrasound examination was performed in...

Author(s)
Bianba ZhuoMa; Li Bin; Chen WeiQi; Wang DongMing; Xiao Dan; Bian Ba; Gongsang QuZhen
Publisher
National Institute of Parasitic Diseases, Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Shanghai, China
Citation
Chinese Journal of Parasitology and Parasitic Diseases, 2018, 36, 1, pp 80-86
Abstract

Cystic echinococcosis (CE) is a parasitic zoonosis caused by the larval stage of the tapeworm Echinococcus granulosus. Detection of the adult stage in the canine definitive host is essential for estimating infection rates, surveillance and monitoring of CE control programs. This study sought to...

Author(s)
Jara, L. M.; Rodriguez, M.; Altamirano, F.; Herrera, A.; Verastegui, M.; Gímenez-Lirola, L. G.; Gilman, R. H.; Gavidia, C. M.
Publisher
American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, Deerfield, USA
Citation
American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 2019, 100, 2, pp 330-335
Abstract

In urban populations of South America, dogs with free access to public areas represent a public health concern. The primary consequence of roaming dogs on human health is the transmission of infectious and parasitic diseases mainly through feces contamination. The main diseases likely to be...

Author(s)
Flores, V.; Viozzi, G.; Garibotti, G.; Zacharias, D.; Debiaggi, M. F.; Kabaradjian, S.
Publisher
Instituto de Investigaciones Medicas Alfredo Lanari, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Citation
Medicina (Buenos Aires), 2017, 77, 6, pp 469-474
Abstract

Cystic Echinococcosis (CE) surveillance in Italy is based on detection of its larval stage (hydatic cysts) at the slaughterhouse. In northern Italy, a hypo-endemic area, local health authorities investigate each individual farm with positive animals to treat their dogs with cestocidal drugs, but...

Author(s)
Cassini, R.; Simonato, G.; Mulatti, P.; Ravagnan, S.; Danesi, P.; Pascotto, E.; Breda, T.; Brichese, M.; Pietrobelli, M.; Capelli, G.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology: Regional Studies and Reports, 2019, 16, pp 100269

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