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  • secondary echinococcosis
  • A single cyst can have thousands of protoscolices, and each protoscolex is capable of developing into an adult worm if ingested by the definitive host or, if the cystic fluid is spilled in a cavity such as the peritoneum, into a new cyst (secondary echinococcosis) ( 6 ). (asm.org)
  • serology
  • Bart JM, Piarroux M, Sako Y, Grenouillet F, Bresson-Hadni S, Piarroux R. Comparison of several commercial serologic kits and Em18 serology for detection of human alveolar echinococcosis. (medscape.com)
  • A retrospective data analysis of the National Health Laboratory Service (NHLS) laboratory information system on echinococcosis serology, microscopy and histopathology results in eight provinces (excluding KwaZula-Natal) showed an overall positivity rate in submitted diagnostic samples of 17.0% (1056/6211), with the Eastern Cape (30.4%), North West (19.0%) and Northern Cape (18.0%) provinces showing highest rates. (scielo.org.za)
  • Diagnostics in cystic echinococcosis: serology versus ultrasonography. (semanticscholar.org)
  • Clinical Management
  • Clinical management of patients with cystic echinococcosis has been established at our hospital through interdisciplinary cooperation with the Department of Surgery, the Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology (with weekly radiological conferences), the Department of Parasitology and the Thoraxklinik. (uni-heidelberg.de)
  • centre
  • This centre is pursuing the improvement of care management of echinococcosis patients, including surgery, chemotherapy, immune therapy, and to develop preclinical experimental models of the diseases. (who.int)
  • intermediate hosts
  • In Poland, in 2015, over 4500 cases of cystic echinococcosis in farm animals were recorded according to the report of the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA and ECDC 2016 ), and in 99.56% of those cases, pigs were the intermediate hosts. (springer.com)