Echinococcus granulosus

 

Echinococcus granulosus

  • Found in dogs, sheep, deer, kangaroos and wallabies.
  • The adult tape worm is about 5 mm long.

E. granulosus scolex

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Prevention

Prevent dogs from eating infected offal.