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Journal of Animal and Veterinary Advances
Year: 2007  |  Volume: 6  |  Issue: 9  |  Page No.: 1051 - 1054

Present Situation of Hydatidosis in Animals in the Middle East and Arabic North Africa: A Review

Alireza Lotfi and Habib Aghdam Shahriar    

Abstract: Hydatidosis is one of the parasitic diseases in different parts of the world such as middle-east. The most kinds of infected animals are sheep and camels at this region. Infection has geographical distribution in most of countries. So, in central parts, hydatidosis rate is less than frontier bands. Most of the cysts to be found in older animals that hadn`t any immunity with age promotion than hydatid cyst. Cysts of the buffaloes and camels are often as fertile but other ones found in small ruminants were as infertile. Recently, statistics has been shown high level of infection in north of the Africa (as especially for the camels), central Asia and middle-east. Due to high rate of hydatidosis in eastern countries of the Europe, most of the geographical distribution of the cyst to be found well. Thus, controlling programs of hydatidosis must be done in care widely.

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