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Environmental risk factors and changing spatial patterns of human seropositivity for Echinococcus spp. in Xiji County, Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region, China

Cadavid Restrepo, Angela; Yang, Yu Rong; McManus, Donald P; Gray, Darren; Barnes, Tamsin S; Williams, Gail; Soares Magalhaes, Ricardo; Clements, Archie


Background: Human echinococcoses are parasitic helminth infections that constitute a serious public health concern in several regions across the world. Cystic (CE) and alveolar echinococcosis (AE) in China represent a high proportion of the total global burden of these infections. This study was conducted to predict the spatial distribution of human seropositivity for Echinococcus species in Xiji County, Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region (NHAR), with the aim of identifying communities where...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2018
Type: Journal article
Source: Parasites and Vectors
DOI: 10.1186/s13071-018-2764-1
Access Rights: Open Access


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