A genus of very small TAPEWORMS, in the family Taeniidae. The adult form is found in various carnivora but not humans. The larval form is seen in humans under certain epidemiologic circumstances.


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life cycle of <b>Echinococcus</b>

life cycle of Echinococcus
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Life cycle of <b>Echinococcus</b>

Life cycle of Echinococcus
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<b>Echinococcus</b> granulosus

Echinococcus granulosus
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FIG. 4.

FIG. 4.
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<b>Echinococcus</b> granulosus.

Echinococcus granulosus.
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adult worm if <b>Echinococcus</b>

adult worm if Echinococcus
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Transmission[edit]

Transmission[edit]
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<b>Echinococcus</b> multilocularis

Echinococcus multilocularis
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Symptoms and diagnosis

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