echinococcosis

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e·chi·no·coc·co·sis

 (ĭ-kī′nə-kə-kō′sĭs)
n. pl. e·chi·no·coc·co·ses (-sēz)
Infestation with echinococci.

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echinococcosis

(ɪˌkaɪnəkəˈkəʊsɪs)
n
a parasitic disease caused by tapeworms of the genus Echinococcosis
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Noun1.echinococcosis - infestation with larval echinococci (tapeworms)
infestation - the state of being invaded or overrun by parasites
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Translations

e·chi·no·coc·co·sis

, echinococciasis
n. equinococosis, infestación de equinococos;
hepatic ______ hepática.
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echinococcosis

n equinococosis f
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Evaluation of treatment and long-term ollow-up in patients with hepatic alveolar echinococcosis. Br J Surg.
The global burden of alveolar echinococcosis. PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2010; 4: e722.
Ragland, "The global burden of alveolar echinococcosis," PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, vol.
Specific cellular and humoral immune esponses induced by different antigen preparations of Echinococcus multilocularis metacestodes in patients with alveolar echinococcosis. Parasite l 261-265.
multilocularis, which is extracted from a cyst of a cotton rat with alveolar echinococcosis. This is reacted with the patient's serum on a microplate after washout and is reacted with the antibody label alkaline phosphatase.
multilocularis are species of major public health importance and are responsible for virtually all the human and animal burden of the disease causing human cystic echinococcosis (CE) and alveolar echinococcosis (AE), respectively [7].
The two most clinically relevant species are Echinococcus granulosus and Echinococcus multilocularis, which cause cystic and alveolar echinococcosis respectively.
(1) The two predominant species of medical importance are E granulosus and E multilocularis, which cause cystic echinococcosis and alveolar echinococcosis, respectively.
Albendazole is the medication of choice to treat multiple diseases caused by parasites from the nematode and cestode types, among which there are alveolar echinococcosis and neurocysticercosis (1,2).
A rare case of mixed cystic and alveolar echinococcosis (AE) was reported from China (Wen et al., 1992).