echinococcus granulosus infections of dogs in the durazno region of uruguay.the prevalence and distribution of echinococcus granulosus in domestic dogs was examined in three dog populations in the durazno region of uruguay. the prevalence was 19.7 per cent in 704 dogs successfully purged with arecoline hydrobromide. higher prevalences were detected in dogs from the rural area (30.0 per cent) and the village of la paloma (25.9 per cent) than in the town of sarandi del yi (7.9 per cent). the frequency distribution of e granulosus was overdispersed (k, the negative binomia ...19957604519
immunological assessment of exposure to echinococcus granulosus in a rural dog population in elisa was used to screen a dog population in uruguay (sarandi del yi, durazno district) for the prevalence of specific serum antibodies (igg, iga and ige) to echinococcus granulosus. the sensitivity (61%) and specificity (97%) of the elisa were determined using well-defined serum groups. a total of 408 dogs from sarandi del yi and environs were screened serologically, and 29.7% (8.6-13.8% for each antibody class) of dogs had positive levels of antibody to e. granulosus. this antibody prevalen ...19947709857
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