Echinococcus

  • Alternative Names

    Hydatidosis; Hydatid disease, Hydatid cyst disease


    Prevention

    In areas where the disease is known to occur, health education and routinely removing tapeworms from dogs can help prevent the disease.


    References

    King CH, Fairley JK. Cestodes (Tapeworms).In: Mandell GL, Bennett JE, Dolin R, eds. Principles and Practice of Infectious Diseases. 7th ed. Philadelphia, Pa: Elsevier Churchill Livingstone; 2009:chap 29.