What are multilocularis?

Some articles on multilocularis:

Diagnosis - Alveolar Echinococcosis
... multilocularis antigens) are used to verify the imaging results ... multilocularis are available ... multilocularis infection via PCR or a histological examination of a tissue biopsy from the patient is another way to diagnose alveolar echinococcosis ...
Echinococcus Multilocularis
... Echinococcus multilocularis is a cyclophyllid tapeworm that, along with some other members of the Echinococcus genus (especially E ... multilocularis produces many small cysts (also referred to as locules) that spread throughout the internal organs of the infected animal ...
Echinococcosis - History of Discovery
... multilocularis was identified by Rudolf Leuckhart ... multilocularis, their life cycles and how they cause disease were more fully described as more and more people began researching and performing experiments and studies ... multilocularis were both linked to human echinococcosis before or shortly after the 20th century, it wasn’t until the mid 1900s that E ...
Echinococcosis - Epidemiology
... multilocularis mainly occurs in the Northern hemisphere, including central Europe and the northern parts of Europe, Asia, and North America ... multilocularis endemic areas in Europe were known to exist only in France, Switzerland, Germany, and Austria ... multilocularis as the infection rate of foxes escalated in certain parts of France and Germany ...