Taxonomy: f. Taeniidae
Animal: Echinococcus granulosus 2 15.jpg
Echinococcus granulosus larval cysts - hydatid cysts in the liver. Size varies on the age of the cyst and its location from a few cm to more than 20 cm in diameter. Humans become infected by accidently ingesting food contaminated by dog (canine) faeces containing the eggs of the adult tape worm.
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