[Progress on the epidemiology of echinococcosis].

Zhongguo ji sheng chong xue yu ji sheng chong bing za zhi = Chinese journal of parasitology & parasitic diseases

PubMedID: 24809199

Qi YF, Wu WP. [Progress on the epidemiology of echinococcosis]. Zhongguo Ji Sheng Chong Xue Yu Ji Sheng Chong Bing Za Zhi. 2013;31(2):143-8.
Echinococcosis is a zoonotic parasitic disease caused by the larval stages belonging to the genus Echinococcus. Echinococcosis is a major public health problem in many countries and regions. The epidemiological study of echinococcosis would contribute to the control and elimination of this disease. This paper summarizes the research status and progress on epidemiology of echinococcosis.