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Echinococcus multilocularis is one of the most severe and lethal parasitic diseases of humans most often reported in Europe and Asia. Only one previous case has been documented in the contiguous United States from Minnesota in 1977. European haplotypes have been identified in carnivores and domestic dogs as well as recently in patients in Western and Central Canada.
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Name: Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America
Fatty acid-binding proteins (FABPs) are small intracellular proteins that reversibly bind fatty acids and other hydrophobic ligands. In cestodes, due to their inability to synthesise fatty acids de no...
Echinococcosis is a zoonotic disease caused by cestode species of the genus Echinococcus, which demonstrates considerable medical and veterinary concerns. The development of novel drugs for echinococc...
Alveolar echinococcosis (AE) caused by the fox tapeworm Echinococcus multilocularis is a zoonosis presenting with focal liver lesions and has a poor prognosis without treatment. The disease is commo...
Echinococcus multilocularis is a parasite that causes a dangerous zoonosis, alveolar echinococcosis (AE). Its presence in water sources, however, has scarcely been studied heretofore. Accordingly, 222...
Alveolar echinococcosis is a severe chronic helminthic infection that mimics a tumour-like disease. This study aimed at investigating in vitro interactions between E. multilocularis vesicular fluid (V...
Cystic Echinococcus in the bone is rare, comprising 0.5% to 2.5% of all human hydatidosis Association of Hydatid disease to pathologic fractures involving knee prosthesis have not yet been...
To evaluate the cost-effectiveness of cholesterol-lowering strategies in the United States population. The study used the Coronary Heart Disease (CHD) Policy Model, a state-transition com...
To conduct epidemiological, laboratory, and survey research on volunteer blood donors within the United States to ensure the safety and availability of the United States' blood supply.
A detailed review was made of data pertinent to the occurrence of chronic Chagas disease in the United States.
This is a European multinational, retrospective, non-interventional study of patients with R/R MCL designed to further investigate the research objectives described below The proposed stu...
Liver disease caused by infections with parasitic tapeworms of the genus ECHINOCOCCUS, such as Echinococcus granulosus or Echinococcus multilocularis. Ingested Echinococcus ova burrow into the intestinal mucosa. The larval migration to the liver via the PORTAL VEIN leads to watery vesicles (HYDATID CYST).
Helminth infection of the lung caused by Echinococcus granulosus or Echinococcus multilocularis.
A division of the UNITED STATES PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE that is responsible for the public health and the provision of medical services to NATIVE AMERICANS in the United States, primarily those residing on reservation lands.
A north temperate species of tapeworm (CESTODA) whose adult form infects FOXES and wild RODENTS. The larval form can infect humans producing HEPATIC HYDATID CYSTS.
The Proteidae family of permanently larval aquatic salamanders. It consists of two living genera - Necturus (mudpuppy) of the eastern United States and Proteus (the European olm).