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Emerg Infect Dis. 2005 Oct;11(10):1598-600.

Diphyllobothriasis, Brazil.

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Fleury Research Institute, São Paulo, Brazil. jorge.sampaio@fleury.com.br

Abstract

Cases of human diphyllobothriasis have been reported worldwide. Only 1 case in Brazil was diagnosed by our institution from January 1998 to December 2003. By comparison, 18 cases were diagnosed from March 2004 to January 2005. All patients who became infected ate raw fish in sushi or sashimi.

PMID:
16318703
PMCID:
PMC3366747
DOI:
10.3201/eid1110.050377
[Indexed for MEDLINE]
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