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Echinococcus Granulosus

Morphology Echinococcus Granulosus is known as the minute tapeworm of dogs, or the hydatid tapeworm. The worm is about 4mm in lenght, and consists of a scolex bearing 4 sucker, numerous hooks, and 3 proglottids. Although not found, the eggs of E. granulosus areĀ identicalĀ to those of Taenia sp. Life cycle Dogs acquire the infection by [...]

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