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- Boufana, Belgees; Saïd, Yousra; Dhibi, Mokhtar; Craig, Philip S.; Lahmar, Samia
- Acta tropica 2015
- Addax nasomaculatus; Echinococcus granulosus; Taenia hydatigena; antelopes; definitive hosts; epidemiology; haplotypes; hydatids; intermediate hosts; liver; morbidity; mortality; parasites; wild boars; wildlife; zoonoses; Tunisia
- ... Echinococcus granulosus sensu lato (s.l.) is a zoonotic disease highly endemic in Tunisia. Canids including stray and semi-stray dogs, jackals and foxes are known as definitive hosts and a wide range of ungulates have been shown to harbour the metacestode hydatid stage and may serve as intermediate hosts. Fertile hydatid cysts of Echinococcus equinus and E. granulosus sensu stricto (s.s.) were rec ...