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Background: The pastoral area of the eastern Tibetan Plateau is highly endemic for human echinococcosis. Domestic dogs are the main definitive host for the transmission of both Echinococcus granulosus (sensu lato) and E. multilocularis to humans. To control the infection risks, a national-level ...

Author(s)
Weng XiaoDong; Mu ZhiQiang; Wei Xu; Wang Xu; Zuo QingQiu; Ma Shuo; Ding YouZhong; Wang XiaoMing; Wu WeiPing; Craig, P. S.; Wang ZhengHuan
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Parasites and Vectors, 2020, 13, 207, pp (21 April 2020)
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Objective: To investigate the impact of reducing stray dog population on the prevalence of Echinococcus spp. in small mammals. Methods: From April 2016 to June 2020, stray dogs were captured and euthanized by professional dog catchers or by the public service department, in Shiqu County of Ganzi...

Author(s)
Yang Liu; He Wei; Wang Qi; Yu WenJie; Zhong Bo; Liu Yang; Xiao TongGuang; Xie Fei; Yao RenXin; Huang Yan; Li RuiRui; Liao Sha; Zhang GuangJia; Wang Qian
Publisher
National Institute of Parasitic Diseases, Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Shanghai, China
Citation
Chinese Journal of Parasitology and Parasitic Diseases, 2021, 39, 2, pp 156-160
Abstract

Echinococcus multilocularis, the aetiological agent of human Alveolar Echinococcosis, is transmitted between small mammals and wild or domestic canids. Dogs infected with E. multilocularis as dead-end hosts. Whereas E. multilocularis infections in wild hosts and humans have been well-studied in...

Author(s)
Toews, E.; Musiani, M.; Checkley, S.; Visscher, D.; Massolo, A.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
International Journal for Parasitology, 2021, 51, 5, pp 379-392
Abstract

Objective: To understand the feces contamination and characteristics of definitive hosts of Echinococcus in the field in Seda County, Sichuan Province, to provide a basis for a prevention and control strategy of the source of infection in the field. Methods: In October 2020, survey spots were...

Author(s)
Fu MeiHua; Wang Xu; Han Shuai; Yu WenJie; Yang Yi; Gao MingJun; Liu JianFeng; Guan YaYi; Wang Ying; Li ChunYang; Shi DanDan; Wu WeiPing
Publisher
National Institute of Parasitic Diseases, Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Shanghai, China
Citation
Chinese Journal of Parasitology and Parasitic Diseases, 2021, 39, 5, pp 687-695
Abstract

Objective: To establish a multiplex nucleic acid assay for rapid detection of Echinococcus multilocularis, E. granulosus and E. shiquicus based on the recombinase-aided isothermal amplification assay (RAA) and to preliminarily assess its diagnostic efficiency. Methods: The mitochondrial genomic...

Author(s)
Zhang XueYong; Jian YingNa; Guo ZhiHong; Duo Hong; Wei YanMing
Publisher
Editorial Office of Chinese Journal of Schistosomiasis Control, Wuxi, China
Citation
Chinese Journal of Schistosomiasis Control, 2021, 33, 4, pp 339-345
Abstract

The eggs of Echinococcus multilocularis, the infectious stage, are spread into the environment through wild and domestic carnivore faeces. The spatial location of the faeces containing infective E. multilocularis eggs is a key parameter for studying areas of exposure and understanding the...

Author(s)
Silva, A. M. da; Courquet, S.; Raoul, F.; Rieffel, D.; Giraudoux, P.; Millon, L.; Knapp, J.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
International Journal for Parasitology, 2020, 50, 14, pp 1195-1204
Abstract

Echinococcosis, caused by larval stage of the genus Echinococcus, is one of the most important zoonotic diseases worldwide. The purpose of this study was to determine the presence and prevalence of Echinococcus species in stray dogs of Erzurum, a highly endemic region for cystic echinococcosis (CE) ...

Author(s)
Avcioglu, H.; Guven, E.; Balkaya, I.; Kirman, R.; Akyuz, M.; Bia, M. M.; Gulbeyen, H.; Yaya, S.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK
Citation
Parasitology, 2021, 148, 9, pp 1092-1098
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Background: Canids are definitive hosts of Echinococcus multilocularis and Echinococcus granulosus. This study aimed to survey these two Echinococcus species in canids of North-Khorasan Province, northeastern Iran, using morphological criteria and genetic characterization of mitochondrial DNA....

Author(s)
Heidari, Z.; Sharbatkhori, M.; Mobedi, I.; Mirhendi, S. H.; Nikmanesh, B.; Sharifdini, M.; Mohebali, M.; Zarei, Z.; Arzamani, K.; Kia, E. B.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Parasites and Vectors, 2019, 12, 606, pp (27 December 2019)
Abstract

Echinococcus multilocularis is a zoonotic tapeworm, whose metacestode larval stage is the etiological agent for alveolar echinococcosis in humans and is a parasite of emerging concern according to the World Health Organization which is difficult to diagnose and has a case mortality rate of >90%...

Author(s)
Porter, E.; Seguin, M. A.; Estrada, M.; Szlosek, D.; Massolo, A.; Visscher, D. R.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology: Regional Studies and Reports, 2022, 29,
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Human alveolar echinococcosis (AE) is considered a neglected zoonotic disease by the World Health Organization (WHO). The causative pathogen, Echinococcus multilocularis, lives as an adult tapeworm in the intestinal tract of canines. AE was identified as an emerging public health issue in Tibetan...

Author(s)
Wang Qian; Zhong Bo; Yu WenJie; Zhang GuangJia; Budke, C. M.; Liao Sha; He Wei; Chen Fan; Xu KeJun; Xie Fei; Danbazeli; Wang Qi; Yang Liu; Huang Yan; Li RuiRui; Yao RenXing; Giraudoux, P.; Craig, P. S.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
International Journal for Parasitology, 2021, 51, 2/3, pp 159-166

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