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Related to PACAS: mountain paca, Cuniculus paca, Tepezcuintle
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The high prevalence of polycystic echinococcosis in pacas in this study is consistent with the paca being a common intermediate host and the possibility that human cultural and dietary habits in the Amazon region might induce a parasite life cycle that involves domestic animals, particularly dogs.
vogeli infections have been documented in a hunter from French Guyana (12), in an indigenous human population in the Amazon region of Venezuela (13), and in pacas and bush dogs in Argentina (4).
Differences in recently published range maps of pacas likely are due to scarcity of records in this region.