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Echinococcosis (echinococcosis) is a helminthic disease of many animals and humans, caused by the cestode larva Echinococcus granulosus fam. Taeniidae. The puberty cestode parasitizes in the intestines of dogs, wolves and other carnivores. Pigs, sheep, goats, cattle and other animals suffer from larval echinococcosis. Sick larval echinococcosis and man.

Etiology. Echinococcus granulosus larvae is a bubble that reaches the size of a pea to the head of a child. Outside the bubble is covered with a dense shell formed by the surrounding tissue of the host. The inner shell is germinative (germinal). On its surface, brood capsules and proto-scolexes are produced. Often, in addition to brood capsules and proto-scolexes, daughter, grand-daughter and grand-grandchild bubbles are produced from the germinal membrane, floating freely in the liquid.

In the bladder, as well as in the daughter, granddaughters and great-grandchildren, there is a light yellow, slightly opalescent liquid, in which brood capsules that contain proto-scolexes float.

Echinococci are localized more often in the liver, lungs, kidneys, but can also affect other organs.

The mature cestode (Echinococcus granulosus) is 3–6 mm long and consists of a scolex armed with 28–40 hooks and 3–4 segments. Localized in the small intestine of carnivores.

Epizootology. Infection of animals occurs through food and water contaminated with the eggs of an echinococcus. The main distributors of invasion among farm animals are dogs. The first segments with the feces of dogs are distinguished 1.5-2 months after invasion.

Symptoms and course depend on the localization of echinococcal bubbles. With liver damage, the disease is chronic. In the first days after infection, there is a lack of appetite, increased peristalsis, diarrhea, increased excitability, an increase in body temperature (by 0.5-1 ° C above normal).
Then signs of malaise gradually increase, the animals lie more, they avoid sharp movements. With a long course of the disease, a sharp emaciation, an increase in the volume of the abdomen due to an increase in the size of the liver or an edema of the abdominal cavity, soreness with pressure on the abdominal wall, jaundice or, conversely, anemical mucous membranes are observed. Sheep often have wool, cows have miscarriages, a decrease in milk yield.

Diagnosis. An intravital diagnosis in case of a larval echinococcosis in intermediate hosts can be made by X-ray and X-ray, an intradermal allergy test (native liquid taken sterile from an echinococcal bladder), serological reactions: RSHP, RNGA, RIF, etc. Posthumous diagnosis of echinococcosis, RSHP, RNGA, RIF, etc. Posthumous diagnosis of echinococcosis, RSHP, RNGA, RIF, etc. Posthumous diagnosis of echinococcosis, RSHP, RNGA, RIF, etc. opening of parasites in places of their localization does not cause special difficulties.

Treatment of animals with larval echinococcosis has not yet been developed. There is evidence that mebendazole is effective in echinococcosis of sheep (0.2 g / kg three times with an interval of 48 hours).

Prevention and control measures. For the prevention of echinococcosis, it is necessary not to allow dogs on the territory of slaughterhouses, to the places of opening and burial of animal carcasses. Prohibit feeding dogs uncleared waste slaughterhouses and household slaughter animals. All dogs should be subject to mandatory prophylactic deworming once a quarter. Hunting dogs must be dewormed every 1.5 months during the entire hunting season. Service dogs should be dewormed from December to April every 2 months, from May to November - after 45 days.
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