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Abstract

Cystic echinococcosis (CE), a parasitic disease caused by the cestode Echinococcus granulosus sensu lato (s. l.), is a worldwide zoonotic infection. Although endemic in Chile, information on the molecular characteristics of CE in livestock remains scarce. Therefore we aimed to describe the status...

Author(s)
Corrêa, F.; Stoore, C.; Horlacher, P.; Jiménez, M.; Hidalgo, C.; Rojas, C. A. A.; Barros, G. F.; Ferreira, H. B.; Hernández, M.; Cabrera, G.; Paredes, R.
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS ONE, 2018, 13, 5, pp e0197620
Abstract

Echinococcus granulosus, the agent of hydatid disease, presents an indirect life cycle, with canines (mainly dogs) as definitive hosts, and herbivores and human as intermediary ones. In intermediary hosts fertile and infertile cysts develop, but only the first ones develop protoscoleces, the...

Author(s)
Paredes, R.; Godoy, P.; Rodríguez, B.; García, M. P.; Cabezón, C.; Cabrera, G.; Jiménez, V.; Hellman, U.; Sáenz, L.; Ferreira, A.; Galanti, N.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Hoboken, USA
Citation
Journal of Cellular Biochemistry, 2011, 112, 1, pp 189-199