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[hydatidosis in the ixth region of chile. a regional problem and challenge].infection by echinococcus granulosus is the main zoonosis affecting the human population of the ixth region in southern chile. prevalence rates vary from 18.2 to 48 per 100,000. animals are affected with prevalence rates of 40% for bovines, 39.5% for sheep and 14.8% for pork as estimated at the central meat processing plant in the city of temuco. a cost of approximately $300,000 is estimated to treat affected individuals. much greater losses may be estimated from unnotified meat processing in ru ...19921342486
description of echinococcus granulosus genotypes in human hydatidosis in a region of southern chile.echinococcus granulosus species has a wide variety in both geography and hosts; indeed, 10 genotypes have been reported in studies on material of animal origin. the aim of this study was to genotype e. granulosus obtained from human hydatid cysts.200818434242
[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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