A pilot study for control of hyperendemic Cystic hydatid disease in China
BACKGROUND Cystic hydatid disease (CHD) is a global parasitic zoonosis caused by the dog tapeworm, Echinococcus granulosus. The disease is hyperendemic in western China because of poor economic development; limited community knowledge of CHD; widespread, small-scale household animal production; home killing of livestock; and the feeding of dogs with uncooked offal. METHODOLOGY/PRINCIPAL FINDINGS A control program focusing on monthly praziquantel (PZQ) treatment of all registered dogs and...[Show more]
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