Echinococcus granulosus Dwarf Dog Tapeworm

Causative agent of cystic echinococcosis (CE)

Occurrence. E. granulosus occurs worldwide, with relative high prevalences in eastern and southeastern Europe, the Mediterranean countries, the Near East, northern and eastern Africa, South America, and various parts of Asia and Australia. The parasite has become rare in northern and central Europe; most of the human cases of CE diagnosed in these areas are imported, in particular from Mediterranean countries. E. granulosus and E. multilocularis occur together in some areas.

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