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Rev Bras Parasitol Vet. 2005 Apr-Jun;14(2):85-7.

Human diphyllobothriasis: reports from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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Universidade Federal Rural do Rio de Janeiro, Instituto de Veterinária, Departamento de Parasitologia Animal, Caixa Postal 74508, CEP: 23851-970, Seropédica, RJ, Brazil.

Abstract

This paper reports the occurrence of diphyllobothrid operculated eggs with abopercular knob, found in stool samples from 5 adult humans from Rio de Janeiro, who usually ate raw fish as sushi and sashimi, and presented gastrointestinal disturbances.

PMID:
16153350
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