8. Echinococcosis, Echinococcus multilocularis

  1. Heiman F. L. Wertheim MD, PhD1,2,
  2. Peter Horby MBBS, FFPH1,2 and
  3. John P. Woodall MA, PhD3

Published Online: 11 JAN 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781444354690.ch8

Atlas of Human Infectious Diseases

Atlas of Human Infectious Diseases

How to Cite

Wertheim, H. F. L., Horby, P. and Woodall, J. P. (eds) (2012) Echinococcosis, Echinococcus multilocularis, in Atlas of Human Infectious Diseases, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444354690.ch8

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Wellcome Trust Major Overseas Program, Oxford University Clinical Research Unit, National Hospital of Tropical Diseases, Hanoi, Vietnam, UK

  2. 2

    Centre for Tropical Medicine, Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK

  3. 3

    Institute of Medical Biochemistry, Centre for Health Sciences, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 11 JAN 2012
  2. Published Print: 3 FEB 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405184403

Online ISBN: 9781444354690



  • Echinococcosis;
  • Echinococcus multilocularis;
  • Fascioliasis;
  • large trematode liver flukes in bile ducts;
  • Fasciolopsiasis;
  • filariasis, Bancroftian filariasis, Brugian filariasis;
  • hookworm, Ancylostomiasis, Necatoriasis;
  • Leishmaniasis, cutaneous and mucosal, New World


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Eosinophilic Meningitis, Angiostrongylus cantonensis

  • Fascioliasis

  • Fasciolopsiasis

  • Filariasis

  • Hookworm

  • Leishmaniasis, Cutaneous and Mucosal, New World