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Other Names: Echinococciasis, Hydatidosis, Hydatid Disease
Echinococcosis is a parasitic, zoonotic disease caused by tapeworms that are found in dogs, hyenas, and cats and can be transmitted to humans.

Disease Agents

  • E. multilocularis
  • E. oligarthrus
  • E. shiquicus
  • E. vogeli
  • Echinococcus granulosus

Disease Presentation

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Clinical Signs



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