Intense focus of alveolar echinococcosis, South Kyrgyzstan

Bebezov, B, Mamashev, N, Umetaliev, T, Ziadinov, I, Craig, PS, Joekel, DE, Deplazes, P, Grimm, F and Torgerson, PR 2018, 'Intense focus of alveolar echinococcosis, South Kyrgyzstan' , Emerging Infectious Diseases, 24 (6) , pp. 1119-1122.

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Human alveolar echinococcosis (AE) is a highly pathogenic zoonotic parasitic disease caused by Echinococcus multilocularis. An ultrasound study in southern Kyrgyzstan during 2012 revealed a prevalence of 4.2% probable or confirmed AE and an additional 2.2% possible AE, representing an emerging situation. The risk for probable or confirmed AE was significantly higher in dog owners.

Item Type: Article
Schools: Schools > School of Environment and Life Sciences
Journal or Publication Title: Emerging Infectious Diseases
Publisher: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
ISSN: 1080-6040
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Funders: Wellcome Trust, Swiss National Science Foundation
Depositing User: USIR Admin
Date Deposited: 25 Jul 2018 14:30
Last Modified: 15 Feb 2022 23:33

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