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Echinococcosis cystic Epidemiology
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Echinococcosis, cystic
Epidemiology
  • Distribution is worldwide (mainly in temperate zones)
  • The zoonotic infection is caused by hand-to-mouth transfer of tapeworm eggs from infected dogs, or indirectly by contaminated food, water or soil
  • Hydatid disease (in most cases only a single cyst) becomes clinically manifest only after many years
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