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Document ID (ISN)38399
CIS number 82-1662
ISSN - Serial title 0035-5836 - Rivista degli infortuni e delle malattie professionali
Year 1981
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Callopoli A., Tricoli C., Perugini A., Pavan D.M.
Title Our experience with hydatidosis: clinical and statistical findings
Original title La nostra esperienza sull'idatidosi: rilievi clinico-statistici [in Italian]
Bibliographic information July-Aug. 1981, Vol.48, No.4, p.459-463. 13 ref.
Abstract Survey of 22 cases of hydatidosis seen over a 15-year period in the municipal hospital in Acquapendente, Italy; all but one of the cases involved farm workers or their families. Data are given on the incidence of hydatid-cyst infestation in animal stock slaughtered in the region over a 10-year period. The site of parasitic infestation in the cases studied was: liver - 15 cases; lung - 5 cases; peritoneum - 1 case; and retroperitoneum - 1 case. 4 of the cases are described in some detail.
Descriptors (primary) parasitic diseases; agriculture; echinococcosis
Descriptors (secondary) livestock rearing; Italy; case study
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Agriculture
Bacterial and parasitic diseases