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dc.contributor.authorMing Li Dongen_US
dc.contributor.authorRong Chen Xueen_US
dc.contributor.authorSong Zhou Jingen_US
dc.contributor.authorBiao Xu Zhien_US
dc.contributor.authorYukifumi Nawaen_US
dc.contributor.authorParon Dekumyoyen_US
dc.contributor.otherPeking Universityen_US
dc.contributor.otherBeijing Institute of Structure and Environmenten_US
dc.contributor.otherUniversity of Miyazakien_US
dc.contributor.otherMahidol Universityen_US
dc.identifier.citationAmerican Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. Vol.80, No.2 (2009), 185-187en_US
dc.description.abstractA 59-year-old woman sought treatment of for creeping eruption and erythematous plaques associated with high fever and systemic symptoms. She had a history of eating undercooked freshwater fish raised in Beijing 10 days before admission and reported no travel during the previous year. Blood examination showed eosinophila and ultrasonography detected multiple hypoechoic areas in the liver and spleen. Western blot test detected specific antibodies to the larvae of Gnathostoma spinigerum. Cutaneous and visceral larva migrations associated with G. spinigerum were diagnosed. Twenty-three cases in 12 provinces have been reported in the Chinese literature but none have been reported in English. Copyright © 2009 by The American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene.en_US
dc.rightsMahidol Universityen_US
dc.subjectImmunology and Microbiologyen_US
dc.titleShort report: Case of gnathostomiasis in Beijing, Chinaen_US
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