Skip navigation
Skip navigation

Echinococcus granulosus in Australia, widespread and doing well!

Jenkins, David


Echinococcus granulosus is the only member of the Genus Echinococcus to occur in Australia. The major biomass of E. granulosus occurs in wildlife. The wildlife transmission cycle is predominantly perpetuated via a predator/prey interaction between wild dogs (dingoes and dingo/domestic dog hybrids) and macropodid marsupials (wallabies and kangaroos). Other wildlife hosts include foxes, wombats and feral pigs. This wildlife reservoir for E. granulosus "spills over" to help maintain a domestic...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2006
Type: Journal article
Source: Parasitology International
DOI: 10.1016/j.parint.2005.11.031


File Description SizeFormat Image
01_Jenkins_Echinococcus_granulosus__in_2006.pdf100.86 kBAdobe PDF    Request a copy

Items in Open Research are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.

Updated:  20 July 2017/ Responsible Officer:  University Librarian/ Page Contact:  Library Systems & Web Coordinator