Apparent dominance of the G1-G3 genetic cluster of Echinococcus granulosus strains in the central inland region of Portugal.
- Autores: Beato S, Calado M, Grácio MA, Parreira R
- Ano de Publicação: 2010
- Journal: Parasitology International
- Link: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=Apparent+dominance+of+the+G1-G3+cluster+of+Echinococcus+granulosus+strains+in+the+central+inland+region+of+Portugal
Infection by the larval stage of the cestode Echinococcus granulosus causes a disease known as cystic echinococcosis or hydatidosis, which is one of the most widespread zoonotic infections of veterinary and medical importance.