echinococcal disease in alberta, canada: more than a calcified opacity.most cases of echinococcal disease (ed) acquired in canada are thought to be due to the sylvatic form of echinococcus granulosus, which may be more benign than ed due to either echinococcus multilocularis or the pastoral form of e. granulosus. there are limited descriptions of the clinical course and outcome of canadian patients with ed in the modern era.200515904502
sentinel surveillance for zoonotic parasites in companion animals in indigenous communities of saskatchewan.indigenous communities may have increased risk of exposure to zoonotic parasites, including echinococcus granulosus, toxocara canis, toxoplasma gondii, diphyllobothrium spp., and giardia duodenalis, for which dogs may serve as sentinels for or sources of human infection. canid fecal samples were collected from dogs and the environment in five indigenous communities across saskatchewan and alberta (n = 58, 62, 43, 66, and 25). parasites in individual fecal samples were quantified using fecal flot ...201222826486
cystic hydatid lung disease in northwest determine the optimal treatment of sylvatic cystic hydatid lung disease.19948306214
survey of hepatic and pulmonary helminths of wild cervids in alberta, canada.during the 1988 hunting season, livers and lungs from 263 mule deer (odocoileus hemionus hemionus), 198 moose (alces alces), 147 white-tailed deer (odocoileus virginianus), and 94 wapiti (cervus elaphus nelsoni) from alberta (canada) were collected for parasitological examination. most of the samples (89%) were submitted by big game hunters throughout the province. giant liver fluke (fascioloides magna) was found in 9% of 22 yearling and 29% of 65 adult wapiti; 4% of 161 adult moose; and 2% of 9 ...19902250321
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