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Echinococcus n.

Echinococcus n.

Echinococcus n.

Alveolar echinococcosis (Echinococcus multilocularis) and neotropical forms of echinococcosis (Echinococcus vogeli and Echinococcus oligarthrus)

Cystic hydatid disease (Echinococcus granulosus)

Genetic variability and haplotypes of Echinococcus isolates from Tunisia

Lung metastasis caused by an infection with Echinococcus alveolaris

In vitro effects of nitazoxanide on Echinococcus granulosus protoscoleces and metacestodes

Brain metastasis of alveolar echinococcosis in a hyperendemic focus of Echinococcus multilocularis infection

Echinococcus granulosus: a seroepidemiological survey in northern Israel using an enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay

An Echinococcus multilocularis coproantigen is a surface glycoprotein with unique O-gycosylation

Vaccination of Dogs against Echinococcus granulosus the Cause of Cystic Hydatid Disease in Humans

Echinococcus cyst of the left ventricle in 10-year-old patient

Screening for different genotypes of Echinococcus granulosus within China and Argentina by single-strand conformation polymorphism (SSCP) analysis

Immunodiagnostic differentiation of alveolar and cystic echinococcosis using ELISA test with 18-kDa antigen extracted from Echinococcus protoscoleces

Impeded Th1 CD4 memory T cell generation in chronic‐persisting liver infection with Echinococcus multilocularis

A Novel Terminal-Repeat Retrotransposon in Miniature (TRIM) Is Massively Expressed in Echinococcus multilocularis Stem Cells


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n. a genus of small parasitic tapeworms that reach a maximum length of only 8 mm. Adults are found in the intestines of dogs, wolves, or jackals. If the eggs are swallowed by a human, who can act as a secondary host, the resulting larvae penetrate the intestine and settle in the lungs, liver, or brain to form large cysts, usually 5–10 cm in diameter (see hydatid disease). Two species causing this condition are E. granulosus and E. multilocularis.

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