[Epidemiology of trichinosis in Italy: correlation between the wild cycle and man].

@article{Pozio1987EpidemiologyOT,
  title={[Epidemiology of trichinosis in Italy: correlation between the wild cycle and man].},
  author={E Pozio and Patrizia Rossi and Monica Amati},
  journal={Annales de parasitologie humaine et comparee},
  year={1987},
  volume={62 5},
  pages={456-61}
}
In Italy trichinellosis is a zoonosis caused by Trichinella nelsoni, with an exclusively sylvatic cycle involving wild and synanthropic animals (fox, wolf, stray dog, wild boar, foraging pig). The recent increase and diffusion of wild boar population in all Italy, have caused two human epidemic foci of trichinellosis involving about 100 persons in the years 1985-1986. The custom of eating fox meat have caused other human infections. The results of serological examinations of wild boar… CONTINUE READING

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