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Volume 12, Number 2—February 2006

Research

Global Socioeconomic Impact of Cystic Echinococcosis

Christine M. Budke*, Peter Deplazes*, and Paul R. Torgerson*Comments to Author 
Author affiliations: *University of Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland

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Table 3

Average age at ultrasound detection or surgery

Country Years Average age at onset/detection (y) Reference
China 2001–2003 35* (9)
Jordan 1994–2000 31–45† (31)
Kenya (Turkana) 1979–1982 21–30* (32)
Kyrgyzstan 1991–2000 22† (4)
Morocco 2000–2001 32* (33)
Turkey 1992–1999 44† (21)
Uruguay 1991–1992 45* (34)

*Age at time of ultrasound detection.
†Age at surgery.

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