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use of sentinel lambs to survey the effect of an education programme on control of transmission of echinococcus granulosus in south powys, wales.in this article the effects of an education programme (area ii) on transmission of echinococcus granulosus from dogs to sheep in wales and of substitution of the education programme by a 6-weekly anthelmintic control programme (area i) are compared with the situation in an area where no control interventions had occurred (area iii). the education programme failed to prevent transmission of e. granulosus to sentinel lambs examined at 15 months of age, 6%, 4%, and 10% of which were infected in are ...19989868837
epidemiological studies on intestinal helminth parasites of rural and urban red foxes (vulpes vulpes) in the united kingdom.an epidemiological study of intestinal helminths in 843 foxes (vulpes vulpes) from southern england revealed the presence of 13 parasite species: five nematodes--toxocara canis (prevalence 55.9%), toxascaris leonina (1.5%), uncinaria stenocephala (68.0%), trichuris vulpis (0.5%) and capillaria aerophila (0.2%); four cestodes--taenia pisiformis (13.8%), taenia hydatigena (2.5%), echinococcus granulosus (0.1%) and dipylidium caninum (3.8%); two trematodes--brachylaima recurva (2.9%) and cryptocoty ...19957571336
the changing incidence of human hydatid disease in england and wales.the incidence of hospital-diagnosed human hydatid disease acquired in the uk was estimated from a survey based on hospital activity analysis data for the period 1974-83. the average annual incidence in wales was 0.4 per 100,000 population compared with 0.02 per 100,000 in england. within wales, powys, and particularly brecknock, had the highest incidence (7 per 100,000 per year). compared with the period 1953-62, the average annual incidence for wales fell by half (from 0.8 to 0.4 per 100,000 pe ...19873428374
the epidemiology of echinococcus granulosus in great britain. v. the status of subspecies of echinococcus granulosus in great britain.twenty-five years ago williams and sweatman suggested that in great britain there are two subspecies of echinococcus granulosus--e. granulosus granulosus and e. granulosus equinus. echinococcus granulosus granulosus does not mature either in foxes or in horses: e. granulosus equinus will mature in either. the prepatent period of e. granulosus granulosus in the definitive host is about 42 days while that of e. granulosus equinus is about 70 days. each subspecies has a characteristic morphology. m ...19892596902
the epidemiology of echinococcus infection in great britain. 3. echinococcus granulosus and cestodes of the genus taenia in farm dogs in england in the lake district, northern pennines and east anglia. 19715103531
cystic echinococcosis in a fox-hound hunt worker, uk.a male resident in vanuatu with prior history of employment as a hunt kennel-man in england (1980-2001) was surgically treated for the removal of a hydatid cyst subsequently confirmed as echinococcus granulosus (g1 genotype). this is the first human molecularly identified ce case reported from the uk and a first in a fox-hound handler and indicates a general neglected occupational risk.201223182144
the effect of certain substances against echinococcus granulosus and taenia hydatigena infections in dogs. 196414183098
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