Molecular Confirmation of a Case of Multiorgan Cystic Echinococcosis

Yang, Y. R., Sun, T., Zhang, J. Z. and McManus, D, P. (2006) Molecular Confirmation of a Case of Multiorgan Cystic Echinococcosis. Journal of Parasitology, 92 1: 206-208. doi:10.1645/GE-606R.1

Author Yang, Y. R.
Sun, T.
Zhang, J. Z.
McManus, D, P.
Title Molecular Confirmation of a Case of Multiorgan Cystic Echinococcosis
Journal name Journal of Parasitology   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 0022-3395
Publication date 2006-02-01
Year available 2006
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.1645/GE-606R.1
Volume 92
Issue 1
Start page 206
End page 208
Total pages 3
Editor Gerald W. Esch
Place of publication Lancaster, PA
Publisher American Society of Parasitologists
Language eng
Subject 1117 Public Health and Health Services
Abstract We report on the results of radical surgery performed on a 10-yr-old Chinese female with multiple echinococcosis lesions and the diagnosis of the infection by imaging, histology, serology, and DNA analysis. Molecular genotyping provided unequivocal proof that the patient was infected with Echinococcus granulosus, the cause of cystic echinococcosis.
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