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Impact of “Grain to Green” Programme on echinococcosis infection in Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region of China

Cleary, Eimear; Barnes, Tamsin S.; Xu, Yangyang; Zhao, Hengbo; Clements, Archie C. A.; Gray, Darren J.; McManus, Donald P.; Atkinson, Jo-An M.; Williams, Gail M.; Yang, YuRong


Cystic echinococcosis (CE) is endemic among the human population of Xiji County, Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region, China, where the prevalence is estimated to be between 2.2% and 3.6%. Government-run sheep abattoirs in Xiji County have closed in recent years and, as a consequence, slaughter is carried out mostly at rural market places. The market place in Xinglong Township, Xiji County, is home to an increasing number of stray dogs and the lack of government control over slaughter practices...[Show more]

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Date published: 2014-09-10
Type: Journal article
Source: Veterinary Parasitology
DOI: 10.1016/j.vetpar.2014.08.023


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