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Existence of an urban cycle of Echinococcus granulosus in central Tunisia



Existence of an urban cycle of Echinococcus granulosus in central Tunisia



Helminth zoonoses: 57-59



Eleven of 50 dogs from central Tunisia were found to be infected with E. granulosus. The parasite was found in 2 of 10 dogs from a rural area, 7 of 10 from near an urban waste disposal pit and 2 of 30 other urban dogs.

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