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An overview on hydatidosis is given, including its causative agent, host range, transmission, history, distribution, diagnosis and clinical signs. Control and prevention of the disease are also discussed.

Alfredo López, R.
Grupo Asis Biomedia, S.L., Zaragoza, Spain
Albéitar, 2014, No.176, pp 18, 20

This article discusses options for the eradication of echinococcosis in Argentina and Chile. A programme proposal for the effective eradication of hydatidosis in the areas is presented. Some suggested components of the programme are epidemiological surveys, eradication of the infection in dogs,...

Campano Díaz, S.
Pan American Health Organization, Washington, USA
Report of the the PAHO/WHO Working Group on perspectives and possibilities of control and eradication of hydatidosis, 2002, pp 127-142

An epidemiological survey of echinococcosis (Echinococcus granulosus) was conducted in south-central Chile between 1992 and 1997. Indirect haemagglutination and ELISA tests were performed on 5556 apparently healthy people. Of these, 42 (0.8%) had positive results for both tests, giving a...

Apt, W.; Pérez, C.; Galdamez, E.; Campano, S.; Vega, F.; Vargas, D.; Rodríguez, J.; Retamal, C.; Cortés, P.; Zulantay, I.; Rycke, P. H. de
Revista Panamericana de Salud Pública/Pan American Journal of Public Health, 2000, 7, 1, pp 8-16

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