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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

Cystic echinococcosis (CE) is a zoonotic parasitic disease associated with Echinococcus granulosus. The parasite is maintained by domestic and wild canids as definitive hosts with several ungulate species as intermediate hosts in domestic and peridomestic transmission cycles. In Chile, CE is...

Author(s)
Hernández, F.; Verdugo, C.; Cárdenas, F.; Sandoval, R.; Morales, N.; Olmedo, P.; Bahamonde, A.; Aldridge, D.; Acosta-Jamett, G.
Publisher
Wildlife Disease Association, Lawrence, USA
Citation
Journal of Wildlife Diseases, 2019, 55, 3, pp 694-698
Abstract

For a deeper understanding of the phylogenetic relationships of Echinococcus genotypes and species in different intermediate hosts, we analyzed samples from human and bovine hydatid cysts. For this, segments of the cytochrome oxidase (COX1) and NADH dehydrogenase (ND1) mitochondrial genes were...

Author(s)
Espinoza, S.; Salas, A. M.; Vargas, A.; Freire, V.; Diaz, E.; Sánchez, G.; Venegas, J.
Publisher
Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
Parasitology Research, 2014, 113, 1, pp 139-147
AbstractFull Text

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.

Author(s)
Alfredo López, R.
Publisher
Grupo Asis Biomedia, S.L., Zaragoza, Spain
Citation
Albéitar, 2014, No.176, pp 18, 20
Abstract

Much progress has been made with characterization of the EG95 vaccine which can be used to prevent hydatid infection in animal intermediate hosts of Echinococcus granulosus. The vaccine comprises a single recombinant oncosphere antigen and the adjuvant Quil A. It induces complement-fixing...

Author(s)
Lightowlers, M. W.; Heath, D. D.
Publisher
Lombardo Editore, Roma, Italy
Citation
Parassitologia (Roma), 2004, 46, 1/2, pp 27-31

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