A sero-epidemiological study of cystic echinococcosis in Izmir and its surrounding area, Turkey


ALTINTAŞ N., YAZAR S., YOLASIĞMAZ A., AKISU Ç., ŞAKRU N., Karacasu F., ...More

HELMINTHOLOGIA, vol.36, no.1, pp.19-23, 1999 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 36 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 1999
  • Title of Journal : HELMINTHOLOGIA
  • Page Numbers: pp.19-23

Abstract

Cystic echinococcosis (CE) is one of the most important helmintic diseases in Turkey. In this study ELISA and IFA techniques were used as an initial screening tests to estimate the prevalence of CE in man within the rural areas and also in the urban area of Izmir.