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Hydatid (cystic) disease in Alberta's game-farmed elk

Description

The tapeworm Echinococcus granulosus occurs worldwide, and it is a major concern to many livestock raising countries. The larval stage of this tapeworm is referred to as a hydatid and is a serious problem for both livestock economics and public health.

Tags
elk hydatid disease livestock parasites tapeworms wildlife

Title and publication information

Type
Fact Sheet
Series Title

Agri-facts

Extent

2 pages

Frequency

Once

Publisher / Creator Information

Publisher

Agriculture, Food, and Rural Development (1992-2006)

Place of Publication

Edmonton

Subject Information

Topic
Agriculture
Subject (LCSH)

Elk--Diseases.

Resource Dates

Date Created

2004-07-01

Date Added

2016-01-04T18:10:31.557829

Date Modified

2004-07-01

Date Issued

2004-07-01

Audience information

Identifiers

AGDEX number

481/655-1

NEOS catalogue key

2909627

Usage / Licence

Contact

Contact Name

Agriculture and Forestry

Contact Email

duke@gov.ab.ca