Human alveolar echinococcosis after fox population increase, Switzerland

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ID Serval
serval:BIB_C225ECB367B8
Type
Article: article d'un périodique ou d'un magazine.
Collection
Publications
Titre
Human alveolar echinococcosis after fox population increase, Switzerland
Périodique
Emerging Infectious Diseases
Auteur(s)
Schweiger  A., Ammann  R. W., Candinas  D., Clavien  P. A., Eckert  J., Gottstein  B., Halkic  N., Muellhaupt  B., Prinz  B. M., Reichen  J., Tarr  P. E., Torgerson  P. R., Deplazes  P.
ISSN
1080-6040
Statut éditorial
Publié
Date de publication
06/2007
Peer-reviewed
Oui
Volume
13
Numéro
6
Pages
878-82
Notes
Journal Article --- Old month value: Jun
Résumé
We analyzed databases spanning 50 years, which included retrospective alveolar echinococcosis (AE) case finding studies and databases of the 3 major centers for treatment of AE in Switzerland. A total of 494 cases were recorded. Annual incidence of AE per 100,000 population increased from 0.12-0.15 during 1956-1992 and a mean of 0.10 during 1993-2000 to a mean of 0.26 during 2001-2005. Because the clinical stage of the disease did not change between observation periods, this increase cannot be explained by improved diagnosis. Swiss hunting statistics suggested that the fox population increased 4-fold from 1980 through 1995 and has persisted at these higher levels. Because the period between infection and development of clinical disease is long, the increase in the fox population and high Echinococcus multilocularis prevalence rates in foxes in rural and urban areas may have resulted in an emerging epidemic of AE 10-15 years later.
Mots-clé
Adolescent Adult Aged Aged, 80 and over Animals Child Echinococcosis, Hepatic/*epidemiology/transmission Echinococcus multilocularis/pathogenicity Foxes/*parasitology *Host-Parasite Interactions Humans Incidence Middle Aged Prevalence Retrospective Studies Rural Population Switzerland/epidemiology Urban Population Zoonoses
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Web of science
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