[hepatic hydatidosis in madagascar: a case of autochthonous origin].hydatid disease, due to the larval stage of echinococcus granulosus, is described for the second time at liver level, in madagascar. even with a low level of endemic animal disease and an uncontrolled population of stray dogs, the human parasitosis is very rare in madagascar. it is interesting to note that, since a hundred of years, the epidemiological status of this zoonosis has not really changed in the great island.19947575029
[the large island--impressions of a medical parasitological trip to madagascar].the course of an investigation trip through madagascar is sketched. it allowed to analyze the parasitological situation. it is explained with the sociological and economical facts and the unusual fauna of this island. the two biggest problems are malaria tropica and schistosomatosis (bilharziasis). further, ancylostoma, ascaris, taeniids, and wuchereria occur. plague is rare. fasciola gigantica has been introduced since short time only. introduction of other parasites must be feared. sleeping il ...19817235291
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