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Research Article

Molecular Identification of Echinococcus multilocularis Infection in Small Mammals from Northeast, Iran

  • Molouk Beiromvand,

    Affiliations: Department of Parasitology and Mycology, School of Medicine, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran, Department of Parasitology, School of Medicine, Ahvaz Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences, Ahvaz, Iran

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  • Lame Akhlaghi,

    Affiliation: Department of Parasitology and Mycology, School of Medicine, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran

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  • Seyed Hossein Fattahi Massom,

    Affiliation: Department of Thoracic Surgery, Ghaem Educational, Research and Treatment Center, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad, Iran

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  • Ahmad Reza Meamar,

    Affiliation: Department of Parasitology and Mycology, School of Medicine, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran

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  • Jamshid Darvish,

    Affiliation: Department of Rodents Research, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran

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  • Elham Razmjou mail

    erazmjou@tums.ac.ir

    Affiliation: Department of Parasitology and Mycology, School of Medicine, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran

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  • Published: July 11, 2013
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0002313

About the Authors

Molouk Beiromvand, Lame Akhlaghi, Ahmad Reza Meamar, Elham Razmjou
Department of Parasitology and Mycology, School of Medicine, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
Molouk Beiromvand
Department of Parasitology, School of Medicine, Ahvaz Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences, Ahvaz, Iran
Seyed Hossein Fattahi Massom
Department of Thoracic Surgery, Ghaem Educational, Research and Treatment Center, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad, Iran
Jamshid Darvish
Department of Rodents Research, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran

Corresponding Author

Email: erazmjou@tums.ac.ir

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: ER. Performed the experiments: MB ER. Analyzed the data: MB ER JD. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: MB ER LA SHFM ARM. Wrote the paper: MB ER.