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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<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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<b>Echinococcus</b> granulosus

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

life cycle of Echinococcus
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Ausgewachsener Fuchsbandwurm

Ausgewachsener Fuchsbandwurm
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adult worm if <b>Echinococcus</b>

adult worm if Echinococcus
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Symptoms and diagnosis

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