Parasitology 15- (Cestodes) Echinococcus granulosus

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Questions:

Q. How is Echinococcus granulosus transmitted?

Q. What disease is caused by Echinococcus granulosus?

Q. How is Echinococcus granulosus infection treated?

Answers:

Q. How is Echinococcus granulosus transmitted?

By ingestion of eggs from Dog feces.

Q. What disease is caused by Echinococcus granulosus?

Cysts in Liver. (May cause anaphylaxis during surgery. Surgeons use Ethanol to kill the cysts)

Q. How is Echinococcus granulosus infection treated?

Bendazoles.

 

 
 
 

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