Intraspecific variation in Echinococcus granulosus: the Australian situation and perspectives for the future
Thompson, R.C.A. and Kumaratilake, L.M. (1982) Intraspecific variation in Echinococcus granulosus: the Australian situation and perspectives for the future. Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 76 (1). pp. 13-16.
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The current status of knowledge of speciation and strain differentiation in Echinococcus is discussed, with particular reference to the Australian scene. A new approach to the problem using morphological, developmental and biochemical differences is described and the importance of correct identification for the practical aspects of controlling the disease is stressed.
|Publication Type:||Journal Article|
|Murdoch Affiliation:||School of Veterinary Studies|
|Publisher:||Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene|
|Copyright:||© 1982 Published by Elsevier Ltd.|
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