Cystic echinococcosis in a fox-hound hunt worker, UK

Craig, Philip S., Woods, Marion L., Boufana, Belgees, O'Loughlin, Barry, Gimpel, John, Lett, Wai San and McManus, Donald P. (2012) Cystic echinococcosis in a fox-hound hunt worker, UK. Pathogens and Global Health, 106 6: 373-375. doi:10.1179/2047773212Y.0000000053


Author Craig, Philip S.
Woods, Marion L.
Boufana, Belgees
O'Loughlin, Barry
Gimpel, John
Lett, Wai San
McManus, Donald P.
Title Cystic echinococcosis in a fox-hound hunt worker, UK
Journal name Pathogens and Global Health   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 2047-7724
2047-7732
Publication date 2012
Year available 2012
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.1179/2047773212Y.0000000053
Open Access Status
Volume 106
Issue 6
Start page 373
End page 375
Total pages 3
Place of publication Leeds, W Yorks, United Kingdom
Publisher Maney Publishing
Collection year 2012
Language eng
Subject 2405 Parasitology
2725 Infectious Diseases
2739 Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health
2404 Microbiology
Abstract A male resident in Vanuatu with prior history of employment as a hunt kennel-man in England (1980-2001) was surgically treated for the removal of a hydatid cyst subsequently confirmed as Echinococcus granulosus (G1 genotype). This is the first human molecularly identified CE case reported from the UK and a first in a fox-hound handler and indicates a general neglected occupational risk.
Keyword Echinococcus granulosus
Fox hound worker
Genotype 1
Occupational risk
United Kingdom
Q-Index Code C1
Q-Index Status Provisional Code
Institutional Status Non-UQ

Document type: Journal Article
Sub-type: Article (original research)
Collection: School of Medicine Publications
 
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