Echinococcus vogeli


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E·chi·no·coc·cus vo·ge·'li

a species reported from humid tropical forests of Panama and northern South America causing a polycystic form of human hydatid disease intermediate between cystic and alveolar hydatid disease; the typical cycle involves domestic dogs and wild canids as host of the adult tapeworm, and rodents such as the paca (Cuniculus paca) as the intermediate host for the cystic form.

Echinococcus vogeli

A species that causes polycystic hydatid disease (a neotropical parasitic infection).
See also: Echinococcus
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First report of Echinococcus vogeli in a paca in Misiones Province, Argentina [in Spanish].
First report of a human case of polycystic echinococcosis due to Echinococcus vogeli from neotropical area of Peru, South America.
Echinococcus vogeli infection in a hunter, French Guiana.
Neotropical echinococcosis in Suriname: Echinococcus oligarthrus in the orbit and Echinococcus vogeli in the abdomen.

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