Date of this Version
Published by Montana Fish, Wildlife, and Parks, DPHHS Montana Communicable Disease Epidemiology Program, and Montana Department of Public Health & Human Services (March 2010) 4 pages.
What is Echinococcus?
The geographic distribution of Echinococcus granulosus types
The life cycle of Echinococcus
Can humans become infected with Echinococcus?
How could a human become infected?
What happens when humans are infected with Echinococcus?
How do I minimize my risk of infection with Echinococcus?
Where did the Echinococcus granulosus in Montana come from?
Can Echinococcus infect domestic livestock?
Can I be infected with Echinococcus by handling tissues of an elk with Echinococcus cysts in the lungs or liver?