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A review of taeniasis and cysticercosis in the Lao People's Democratic Republic.

Abstract:

Taeniasis and cysticercosis are important but underreported parasitic zoonoses in the Lao People's Democratic Republic (Lao PDR). Reports of human and pig cysticercosis are rather limited and based largely on anecdotal evidence. To date, no structured surveys of disease prevalence or incidence have been reported. However, one unpublished pilot survey of pig cysticercosis in a slaughterhouse in northern Laos estimated prevalence to be 1.7%, without speciation of parasite cysts. Over the past 2...

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Khounsy, S More by this author
Inthavong, P More by this author
Fenwick, S More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, Thailand/Laos MOP
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Journal:
Parasitology international
Volume:
57
Issue:
3
Pages:
252-255
Publication date:
2008-09-05
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EISSN:
1873-0329
ISSN:
1383-5769
URN:
uuid:469a5b6a-f052-4087-b483-8cf99dfa83e9
Source identifiers:
66484
Local pid:
pubs:66484

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