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Echinococcus (Cystic Hydatid disease)

For questions/concerns about this disease in humans, please call your doctor or the Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services (DPHHS).

For questions about this disease/parasite in wildlife, please call the FWP Wildlife Health Lab at (406) 994-6357.

Foreyt, W.J., M.L. Drew, M. Atkinson, and D. Mccauley. 2009. Echinococcus granulosus in gray wolves and ungulates in Idaho and Montana, USA. Journal of Wildlife Diseases 45:1208-1212.

Meltzer, H., L. Lovacs, T.Oxford, and M. Matas. 1956. Echinococcosis in North American Indians and Eskimos. Canadian Medical Association Journal 75:121-138.

Michigan Wildlife Disease Manual. 2010. Michigan Department of Natural Resources. Website

Miller, M.J.R., R.D. Dawson, and H. Schwantje. 2003. Manual of Common Diseases and Parasites of Wildlife in Northern British Columbia. University of Northern British Columbia.

Rausch, R.L. 2003. Cystic echinococcosis in the Arctic and Sub-Arctic. Parasitology 127:S73-S85.

Seesee, F.M., M.C. Sterner, and D.E. Worley. 1983. Helminths of the coyote (Canis latrans Say) in Montana. Journal of Wildlife Diseases 19(1):54-55.

Seesee, F.M., M.C. Sterner, and D.E. Worley. 1993. Echinococcus multilocularis: (Cestoda: Taeniidae) in Montana: Additional locality records in foxes and coyotes. Proc. Montana Academy of Sciences. Pp. 9-14.

Stitt, Tyler. 2011. Diseases You Can Get From Wildlife - A Field-guide for Hunters, Trappers, Anglers and Biologists. British Columbia Ministry of the Environment.

Wilson, J.F., A.C. Diddams, and R.L. Rausch. 1968. Cystic hydatid disease in Alaska: a review of 101 autochthonous cases of Echinococcus granulosus infection. American Review Respiratory Disease 98(1):1-15.