tradition and transition: parasitic zoonoses of people and animals in alaska, northern canada, and greenland.zoonotic parasites are important causes of endemic and emerging human disease in northern north america and greenland (the north), where prevalence of some parasites is higher than in the general north american population. the north today is in transition, facing increased resource extraction, globalisation of trade and travel, and rapid and accelerating environmental change. this comprehensive review addresses the diversity, distribution, ecology, epidemiology, and significance of nine zoonotic ...201323548085
two atypical cases of cystic echinococcosis (echinococcus granulosus) in alaska, 1999.before 1999, clinical experience demonstrated that the sylvatic (or northern) biotype of echinococcus granulosus seen in alaska produced fewer complications and serious sequelae than infection with the pastoral (or european) biotype found in other parts of the world. two cases of e. granulosus with severe sequelae occurred in alaska in 1999. the adverse outcomes could have been rare complications that are part of the clinical spectrum of disease caused by sylvatic cystic echinococcus, an indicat ...200212139230
cystic hydatid disease in alaska. a review of 101 autochthonous cases of echinococcus granulosus infection. 19685690790
echinococcosis (hydatid disease) in missouri: diagnosis by fine-needle aspiration of a lung cyst.echinococcus granulosus was diagnosed by fine-needle aspiration cytology of a lung cyst in a 6-yr-old white female in central missouri. no adverse reaction occurred following the aspiration. the cytologic sample yielded clear fluid containing numerous clearly identifiable protoscoleces diagnostic for echinococcosis using routine pap staining. since hydatid disease is extremely uncommon in the midwest, it had not initially been considered in the differential diagnosis. the infection was probably ...19911954835
sylvatic hydatid disease in children: case reports and review of endemic echinococcus granulosus infection in canada and alaska. 19921565558
non-surgical management of cystic hydatid disease in alaska: a review of 30 cases of echinococcus granulosus infection treated without operation. 19734736907
echinococcosis in arizona and new mexico. survey of hospital records, 1974, seven cases of human echinococcosis were diagnosed in arizona and new mexico. a retrospective survey of arizona and new mexico hospitals obtained data on ten additional cases reported for the 5-year period 1969 through 1973. sixteen cases were diagnosed as echinococcus granulosus infections and one as e. multilocularis infection. the latter infection was in an eskimo from alaska, where e. multilocularis is endemic. all of the 16 e. granulosus cases were probably acquired autochthonously ...19761259090
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