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1. Ultrasonographic screening for cystic echinococcosis in sheep in Tunisia.
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Sheep from the areas of Fondouk-Jeddid, Bir Mchergua and El Fahs, located in the Northeast of Tunisia, were examined by ultrasonography between 2001 and 2004 in order to assess their infection with Echinococcus granulosus, the agent of hydatid disease, and to evaluate this method as an efficient aire for hydatid cysts. A total of 1039 sheep, aged between 1 and 14 years was examined. The highest prevalence was found in sheep aged more than 8 years. The least infected animals were aged between 1 and 2 years. All hydatid cysts detected by ultrasound were located in the liver. In all age-groups, ... Read More »
» Published in Vet Parasitol. 2007 Jan 19;143(1):42-9. Epub 2006 Sep 14.
2. Our experience in eight cases with urinary hydatid disease: a series of 372 cases held in nine different clinics.
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OBJECTIVES: Hydatid disease, a parasitic infestation caused by the larval stage of the cestode Echinococcus granulosus, is diagnosed commonly in the east and south-east regions of Turkey. The aim of this study is to emphasize the relatively frequent occurrences of echinococcosis in our region, and to discuss therapeutic options and treatment results according to current literature. METHODS: A retrospective 10-year review of nine different clinics' records of the Research Hospital of the Medical School of Yuzuncu Yil University revealed 372 hydatid disease cases that were localized in various ... Read More »
» Published in Int J Urol. 2006 Sep;13(9):1162-5.
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