Echinococcus


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Echinococcus

[ə‚kī·nə′kä·kəs]
(invertebrate zoology)
A genus of tapeworms.
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2) In the majority of intra-abdominal peritoneal, omental, and mesenteric HD cases, ELISA test for Echinococcus granulosus has not been performed before surgery.
It is caused by parasite echinococcus granulosusa helminth belonging to the cestode group4,5.
DNA sequencing method was performed for genotyping and phylogenetic analysis study of local Echinococcus granulosus isolates based mitochondrial cox1 and nad1 gene.
Ms Allen said: "If a pup was to hunt a rodent then it could catch other diseases like echinococcus which can be particularly awful for the dog as it spreads like a cancer.
Immunological examination revealed elevated Echinococcus antibody titers (IgG levels: 2.
Expression and immunological characterization of Echinococcus granulosus recombinant antigen B for IgG4 subclass detection in human cystic echinococcosis.
In our patient, serological analyses for other parasites (Trichinella spiralis, Echinococcus, Toxocara canis) were negative, while some authors [15] reported the positive serological findings for Echinococcus.
Hydatid disease is a zoonotic infection affecting humans and other mammals, caused by the larval stages of tapeworm belonging to the genus echinococcus.
Abstract Prevalence of Echinococcus granulosus genotype G1 was investigated in 55 cattle 129 buffaloes 10 sheep and 10 goat samples by polymerase chain reaction (PCR).
Echinococcus granulosus, Toxocara canis, and Giardia intestinalis [2].