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MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2014 May 23;63(20):451.

Trichinellosis caused by consumption of wild boar meat - Illinois, 2013.

Abstract

On March 6, 2013, the Cook County Department of Public Health (Chicago, Illinois) contacted the Illinois Department of Public Health regarding a diagnosis of trichinellosis in a patient who had consumed wild boar and deer meat obtained by hunting at a Missouri ranch January 16-18. Trichinellosis is a parasitic infection caused by consumption of undercooked infected meat, most commonly from carnivorous or omnivorous animals.

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