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Echinococcosis in Livestock Slaughtered in Arak Industrial Abattoir in Central Iran During 2006 to 2012

DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2015.153
Synopsis: 
To elucidate the livestock infection with hydatid cyst in Arak, Iran, we inspected 860 171 livestock, including sheep, cattle and goats, in the city slaughterhouse. The average prevalence of liver and lung infections in the livestock was 1.94% and 3.24%, respectively.

ABSTRACT

Objective: Echinococcosis or hydatid cyst in humans and livestock is resulted from the larval stage of dog tapeworm, Echinococcus granulosus. Although Iran is considered as an endemic focus of echinococcosis in the world, however the status of three well-known aspects of the infection, i.e. canids, livestock and humans populations, is not still completely elucidated in Arak city, the capital of the Markazi province. This study aimed to elucidate the livestock infection in the region.

Accepted: 
09 Mar, 2015
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e-Published: 15 Oct, 2015

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Cystic Echinococcosis: A Disease Mimicking Cancer in a Non-endemic Country. Report of Two Cases

Issue: 
DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2012.051
Pages: 
266–9

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Accepted: 
28 Aug, 2012
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e-Published: 26 Jun, 2013

Primary Parotid Hydatid Cyst: A Rare Cause of Parotid Swelling

Issue: 
DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2014.248
Pages: 
419-20

The Editor,

Sir,

A 50-year old male was admitted to our hospital with a slowly progressive swelling in the left preauricular region lasting for eight months. On physical examination, a hard immobile painless mass was palpable in the left parotid gland region. He had no past medical, drug or surgical history. 

Accepted: 
17 Dec, 2014
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e-Published: 08 May, 2015
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