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Trichinosis

Abstract
Trichinosis or trichinellosis is a helminth infection primarily contracted from poor or improper preparation of food. Pork and its products are the primary sources of infection.[1] It can be potentially fatal, but more commonly is a self-limiting disease.[2] Discovery of trichinosis is attributed to Sir Richard Owen and Sir James Paget who in 1835, observed a mass of worms lining the diaphragm of a cadaver. It is a persistent public health issue in countries where there is high pork consumption.[3]

Publisher

StatPearls Publishing
Treasure Island (FL)

Language

eng

PubMed ID

30725630

Citation

Furhad S, Bokhari AA: Trichinosis.StatPearls. StatPearls Publishing, 2019, Treasure Island (FL).
Furhad S, Bokhari AA. Trichinosis. StatPearls. Treasure Island (FL): StatPearls Publishing; 2019.
Furhad S & Bokhari AA. (2019). Trichinosis. In StatPearls. Treasure Island (FL): StatPearls Publishing;
Furhad S, Bokhari AA. StatPearls. Treasure Island (FL): StatPearls Publishing; 2019.
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TY - CHAP T1 - Trichinosis BT - StatPearls A1 - Furhad,Shabi, AU - Bokhari,Abdullah A., Y1 - 2019/01// PY - 2019/2/7/pubmed PY - 2019/2/7/medline PY - 2019/2/7/entrez N2 - Trichinosis or trichinellosis is a helminth infection primarily contracted from poor or improper preparation of food. Pork and its products are the primary sources of infection.[1] It can be potentially fatal, but more commonly is a self-limiting disease.[2] Discovery of trichinosis is attributed to Sir Richard Owen and Sir James Paget who in 1835, observed a mass of worms lining the diaphragm of a cadaver. It is a persistent public health issue in countries where there is high pork consumption.[3] PB - StatPearls Publishing CY - Treasure Island (FL) UR - https://www.unboundmedicine.com/medline/citation/30725630/StatPearls:_Trichinosis L2 - https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK536945 DB - PRIME DP - Unbound Medicine ER -
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