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The landscape epidemiology of echinococcoses

Cadavid Restrepo, Angela M; Yang, Yu R; McManus, Donald P; Gray, Darren J; Giraudoux, Patrick; Barnes, Tamsin S; Williams, Gail M; Soares Magalhaes, Ricardo; Hamm, Nicholas A S; Clements, Archie C A

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Echinococcoses are parasitic diseases of major public health importance globally. Human infection results in chronic disease with poor prognosis and serious medical, social and economic consequences for vulnerable populations. According to recent estimates, the geographical distribution of Echinococcus spp. infections is expanding and becoming an emerging and re-emerging problem in several regions of the world. Echinococcosis endemicity is geographically heterogeneous and over time it may be...[Show more]

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Date published: 2016-02-19
Type: Journal article
URI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s40249-016-0109-x
http://hdl.handle.net/1885/98086
Source: Infectious Diseases of Poverty

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