Echinoccocus along a rural-urban gradient

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An emerging parasite of concern…

Echinococcus multilocularis and E. canadensis are zoonotic parasites the World Health Organization has labelled as parasites of emerging concern on a global scale.  Here in Alberta there is increasing evidence that they have the potential to impact human health.

 

This work is being done in collaboration with:

  • Alessandro Massolo
  • Macro Musiani
  • Emilie Toews