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Echinococcus granulosus

"Echinococcus granulosus" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

A species of hydatid tapeworm (class CESTODA) in the family Taeniidae, whose adult form infects the DIGESTIVE TRACT of DOGS, other canines, and CATS. The larval form infects SHEEP; PIGS; HORSES; and may infect humans, where it migrates to various organs and forms permanent HYDATID CYSTS.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Echinococcus granulosus" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Echinococcus granulosus" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 8 publications over 6 distinct years, with a maximum of 3 publications in 2012
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