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Title: Diphyllobothrium latum infection in a non-endemic country: Case report
Authors: Mauricio M. Llaguno
Juan Cortez-Escalante
Jitra Waikagul
Ana Carolina Guimarães Faleiros
Francisco Das Chagas
Cleudson Castro
Universidade de Brasilia
Mahidol University
Universidade Federal do Triangulo Mineiro
Núcleo de Medicina Tropical/UnB
Keywords: Immunology and Microbiology;Medicine
Issue Date: 1-May-2008
Citation: Revista da Sociedade Brasileira de Medicina Tropical. Vol.41, No.3 (2008), 301-303
Abstract: Diphyllobothriasis, which is rarely described in Brazil, was reported initially as a travelers' disease and as an accidental infection in individuals who ate raw freshwater fish. This report aims to present the case of a 20-year-old patient with confirmed Diphyllobothrium latum infection.
ISSN: 00378682
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