population dynamics in echinococcosis and cysticercosis: comparison of the response of echinococcus granulosus, taenia hydatigena and t. ovis to control.a comparative study has been made of the progress in the control of ovine echinococcosis caused by echinococcus granulosus and the ovine cysticercoses caused by taenia hydatigena and t. ovis in new zealand. the methods of control included an educational and a dog-dosing programme. in the styx field trial, the otago/southland surveillance programme and the national control programme, e. granulosus declined towards extinction. in contrast, this same control effort transformed the cysticercoses fro ...19863785974
hepatobronchial fistula caused by hydatid disease. the dunedin experience 1952-79.despite intensive hydatid control measures in new zealand, hepatopulmonary fistula resulting from infection by the echinococcus granulosus still occurs. although the patients may quickly become debilitated from coughing bile and pus and associated septic complications, appropriate surgical therapy is usually effective. the exact diagnosis may be obscure, but it is helped by a high index of suspicion. a retrospective study of eight patients seen over a 27-year period is presented, and principles ...19817292377
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