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Echinococcosis, alveolar
Epidemiology
  • Distribution is restricted to parts of central Europe, Russia, Canada and Alaska
  • Infection is caused by accidental ingestion of soil, berries or vegetables contaminated with E. multilocularis eggs
  • Increased infection risk from foxes that adapt to urbanisation and are in close contact with people
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