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Sero-Epidemiological Survey of Human Cystic Echinococcosis in Kashmir, North India

Cystic echinococcosis or hydatidosis, caused by the larval stage of Echinococcus granulosus, is considered one of the most important zoonotic helminthic diseases throughout the world. E. granulosus is a complex of species/strains which exhibit diversity in their life cycle patterns and host range. Globally the burden of disease is very…

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Case Study: FNAC: A safe procedure for the diagnosis of hydatid cyst

By: Dr. Swapan Samanta
Hydatid cyst disease, also known as Echinococcosis, is a zoonotic infection that can affect any organ and tissue but is most often found in the liver or lungs. It is most common in rural areas, where patients have close contact with …

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