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Volume 14, Number 2—February 2008

Historical Review

Emergence of Polycystic Neotropical Echinococcosis

Dennis Tappe*†Comments to Author , August Stich†, and Matthias Frosch*
Author affiliations: *University of Würzburg, Würzburg, Germany; †Medical Mission Hospital, Würzburg, Germany;

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Figure 1

Latin description of adult Echinococcus oligarthrus by Karl Moritz Diesing, 1863 ( 14, p. 370). In addition to the morphologic characterization of the helminth, the 2 prior references from Diesing’s Systema Helminthum (12) and from Leuckart’s monography (13) are listed. Natterer, who collected the helminth in Brazil, is also mentioned.

Figure 1. Latin description of adult Echinococcus oligarthrus by Karl Moritz Diesing, 1863 ( 14, p. 370). In addition to the morphologic characterization of the helminth, the 2 prior references from Diesing’s Systema Helminthum (12) and from Leuckart’s monography (13) are listed. Natterer, who collected the helminth in Brazil, is also mentioned.

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