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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<b>Echinococcus</b> multilocularis

Echinococcus multilocularis
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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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entire adult worm

entire adult worm
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FIG. 4.

FIG. 4.
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Ausgewachsener Fuchsbandwurm

Ausgewachsener Fuchsbandwurm
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<b>Echinococcus</b> granulosus

Echinococcus granulosus
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<b>Echinococcus</b> spp. adults.

Echinococcus spp. adults.
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Symptoms and diagnosis

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