Echinococcosis

North German outpatient clinic for Echinococcosis

Section Infectiology, I. Medical Clinic
Section Tropical Medicine, I. Medical Clinic
Clinic for surgery
Department of Radiology
Department of Infection Diagnostics, Bernhard Nocht Institute for Tropical Medicine

Welcome to the homepage of the North German Outpatient Clinic for Echinococcosis

Echinococcosis is the most significant and dangerous parasitic disease of humans in Central Europe. It is also commonly referred to as dog tapeworm or fox tapeworm disease. At our outpatient clinic patients who have or are suspected of having echinococcosis are clinically managed according to the latest scientific standards. The cooperation of various medical disciplines (infectiology, internal medicine, surgery, radiology, interventional radiology) ensures that the best individual diagnosis and therapy strategy can be developed for each patient. The structure and operation of our outpatient department is oriented towards leading international centers and unique in its kind in northern Germany.

On the following pages you will learn more about the disease Echinococcosis, our diagnostic and therapeutic offers, as well as the contact details to be referred to our outpatient department as a patient.

The following clinics collaborate routinely in patient care at the Interdisciplinary Specialized Outpatient Clinic for Echinococcosis:

  • Section Infectiology, I. Medical Clinic
  • Section Tropical Medicine, I. Medical Clinic
  • Clinic for surgery
  • Department of Radiology
  • Department of Infection Diagnostics, Bernhard Nocht Institute for Tropical Medicine

[Translate to english:] Echinokokkose