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Proposed diagnostic criteria for neurocysticercosis
Neurocysticercosis is the most common helminthic infection of the CNS but its diagnosis remains difficult. Clinical manifestations are nonspecific, most neuroimaging findings are not pathognomonic,Expand
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Current Consensus Guidelines for Treatment of Neurocysticercosis
SUMMARY Taenia solium neurocysticercosis is a common cause of epileptic seizures and other neurological morbidity in most developing countries. It is also an increasingly common diagnosis inExpand
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A proposal to declare neurocysticercosis an international reportable disease.
Neurocysticercosis is an infection of the nervous system caused by Taenia solium. It is the most important human parasitic neurological disease and a common cause of epilepsy in Africa, Asia, andExpand
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Prevalence and risk factors for Taenia solium taeniasis and cysticercosis in humans and pigs in a village in Morelos, Mexico.
In a Mexican village in which Taenia solium infection was known to be endemic, we selected a cluster sample of 368 households (21% of the total) for demographic, environmental, and diagnosticExpand
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Neurocysticercosis and epilepsy in developing countries
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  • Medicine
  • Journal of neurology, neurosurgery, and…
  • 1 May 2001
I have several comments to make about the article by Pal et al 1 on neurocysticercosis and epilepsy in developing countries. The title should refer to “neurocysticercosis in India“ because almostExpand
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Immunodiagnosis of taeniasis by coproantigen detection.
Immunodiagnostic tests for Taenia-specific faecal antigen based on polyclonal rabbit antisera against Taenia saginata or Taenia solium proglottid extracts in capture-type ELISA assays have beenExpand
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Development and evaluation of a health education intervention against Taenia solium in a rural community in Mexico.
A comprehensive study was undertaken in a rural community in the state of Morelos, Mexico to evaluate health education as an intervention measure against Taenia solium. An educational program wasExpand
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Neurocysticercosis: regional status, epidemiology, impact and control measures in the Americas.
The analysis of epidemiological data concerning human cysticercosis point to important advances in understanding the magnitude and distribution of this parasitic disease in Latin America, as well asExpand
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Neurocysticercosis in an Orthodox Jewish community in New York City.
BACKGROUND AND METHODS From June 1990 through July 1991, intracerebral infection with the larval stage of the pork tapeworm Taenia solium was diagnosed in four unrelated persons in an Orthodox JewishExpand
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First record in America of Aedes albopictus naturally infected with dengue virus during the 1995 outbreak at Reynosa, Mexico
Abstract Mosquito collections were conducted during a dengue outbreak in Reynosa, Tamaulipas, Mexico, July‐December 1995. A total of 6694 adult mosquitoes (four genera and nine species) wereExpand
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