[Current epidemiological situation of trichinosis in Chile. 1991-2000].

@article{Olea2002CurrentES,
  title={[Current epidemiological situation of trichinosis in Chile. 1991-2000].},
  author={A Claudio Olea and Hugo Schenone and Mar{\'i}a del Carmen Contreras and Rub{\'e}n Mercado and Lea Sandoval and Carlos Pavletic},
  journal={Revista medica de Chile},
  year={2002},
  volume={130 3},
  pages={281-5}
}
BACKGROUND Human and animal trichinosis has been recorded in Chile since the late XIX century and is irregularly distributed along the country. From high rates of infection in the early 1900, the frequency of this parasitosis in man has progressively decreased. AIM To describe and discuss the epidemiological situation of trichinosis in Chile during the decade 1991-2000. MATERIAL AND METHODS Human infection was assessed using annual incidence and lethality reports provided by the Ministry of… CONTINUE READING