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Cystic hydatid disease (Echinococcus granulosus) 

Cystic hydatid disease (Echinococcus granulosus)
Chapter:
Cystic hydatid disease (Echinococcus granulosus)
Author(s):

Armando E. Gonzalez

, Pedro L. Moro

, and Hector H. Garcia

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199204854.003.071001_update_001

Update:

Treatment—possible use of oxfendazole in humans.

Updated on 31 May 2012. The previous version of this content can be found here.
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Cystic hydatid disease, caused by Echinococcus granulosus, is a zoonotic disease principally transmitted between dogs and domestic livestock, particularly sheep. Humans are infected when they ingest tapeworm eggs, with disease occuring in most parts of the world where sheep are raised and dogs are used to herd livestock....

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