Epidemic cystic and alveolar echinococcosis in Kyrgyzstan: an analysis of national surveillance data.

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Summary of "Epidemic cystic and alveolar echinococcosis in Kyrgyzstan: an analysis of national surveillance data."

Human cystic and alveolar echinococcosis are among the priority neglected zoonotic diseases for which WHO advocates control. The incidence of both cystic echinococcosis and alveolar echinococcosis has increased substantially in the past 30 years in Kyrgyzstan. Given the scarcity of adequate data on the local geographical variation of these focal diseases, we aimed to investigate within-country incidence and geographical variation of cystic echinococcosis and alveolar echinococcosis at a high spatial resolution in Kyrgyzstan.


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Name: The Lancet. Global health
ISSN: 2214-109X
Pages: e603-e611


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