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Challenges for diagnosis and control of cystic hydatid disease

Barnes, Tamsin S; Deplazes, E; Gottstein, B; Jenkins, David; Mathis, A; Siles-Lucas, M; Torgerson, P. R; Ziadinov, I; Heath, David Duncan


This paper is based on the experience of the authors, with the aim to define the challenges for Echinococcus granulosus (E.g./CE) diagnosis and control for those countries that may now or in the future be contemplating control of hydatid disease. A variety of methods are available for diagnosis in humans but a universal gold standard is lacking. Diagnosis in definitive hosts can avoid necropsy by the use of methods such as coproantigen detection but test performance is variable between...[Show more]

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Date published: 2012
Type: Journal article
Source: Acta Tropica
DOI: 10.1016/j.actatropica.2012.02.066


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