A Systematic Review of the Epidemiology of Echinococcosis in Domestic and Wild Animals

Abstract Background Human echinococcosis is a neglected zoonosis caused by parasites of the genus¬†Echinococcus.¬†The most frequent clinical forms of echinococcosis, cystic echinococcosis (CE) and alveolar echinococcosis (AE), are responsible for a substantial health and economic burden, particularly to low-income societies. Quantitative epidemiology can provide important information to improve the understanding of parasite transmission and hence […]