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echinococcus granulosus infection in humans and livestock in the coquimbo region, north-central chile.cyst echinococcosis (ce) is one of the most important zoonosis in chile, where studies have focussed mainly in moist southern regions. the present study was conducted to determine the prevalence of cystic echinococcosis (ce) in livestock and humans in the semiarid coquimbo region in north-central chile. a review of all surgical cases of ce in humans reported in the elqui, limarí and choapa provinces in coquimbo region for the period comprising 1995-2006 was obtained. in addition, a retrospective ...201020071084
echinococcus granulosus infection in domestic dogs in urban and rural areas of the coquimbo region, north-central chile.hydatidosis is a zoonotic disease caused by the cystic stage of the cestode parasite echinoccocus granulosus, in which the definitive hosts are mainly domestic dogs. this parasite is regarded mainly as a rural disease, where man is exposed through contact with eggs excreted by definitive hosts; however, some studies have shown that domestic dogs can get infected within urban areas. this study was conducted to assess differences in prevalence of e. granulosus in urban and rural sites in coquimbo ...201020071085
[human hydatidosis: general aspects and epidemiological situation in chile according to hospital discharge and mandatory reporting from 2001 to 2005].human hydatidosis in chile is described using as a source of information the disease notification systems and hospital discharges between 2001 and 2005. to assess the extent of human infection we calculated incidence rates and hospital discharges during this period by geographical region. incidence rate for the period was 2.2 per 100,000 inhabitants with higher rates in the regions of coquimbo, la araucania and magallanes. the hospital discharge rate for the period was 6 per 100.000 inhabitants, ...201021046718
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