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Estimating the prevalence of Echinococcus in domestic dogs in highly endemic for echinococcosis

Liu, Cong-Nuan; Xu, Yangyang; Cadavid Restrepo, Angela; Lou, Zhong-Zi; Yan, Hong-Bin; Li, Li; Fu, Bao-Quan; Gray, Darren; Clements, Archie; Barnes, Tamsin S; Williams, Gail; Jia, Wan-Zhong; McManus, Donald P

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Background: Cystic echinococcosis (CE) and alveolar echinococcosis (AE) are highly endemic in Xiji County of Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region (NHAR) in China where the control campaign based on dog de-worming with praziquantel has been undertaken over preceding decades. This study is to determine the current prevalence of Echinococcus granulosus and E. multilocularis in domestic dogs and monitor the echinococcosis transmission dynamics. Methods: Study villages were selected using landscape...[Show more]

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Date published: 2018
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/164721
Source: Infectious Diseases of Poverty
DOI: 10.1186/s40249-018-0458-8
Access Rights: Open Access

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