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- Mirzaei, Mohammad; Rezaei, Hadi; Nematollahi, Ahmad; Ashrafihelan, Javad
- Journal of parasitic diseases 2016 v.40 no.2 pp. 444-447
- Camelus dromedarius, etc ; Canidae; Echinococcus granulosus; adults; camels; data collection; definitive hosts; dogs; echinococcosis; eggs; feces; females; grazing; herbivores; humans; hydatids; intermediate hosts; intestines; liver; livestock and meat industry; lungs; males; slaughterhouses; surveys; tapeworms; young animals; Iran; Show all 27 Subjects
- ... Hydatid Disease is the name given to the condition caused by the zoonotic tapeworm Echinococcus granulosus. The tapeworm spends most of its adult life in the intestine of its definitive host, namely canids and in particular the dog. The tapeworm eggs become voided in the canids’ faeces and as a result of ingesting the eggs, infection passes to the intermediate host, commonly herbivores while grazi ...
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