[Trichinellosis outbreaks in Spain (1990-2001)].

  title={[Trichinellosis outbreaks in Spain (1990-2001)].},
  author={Esperanza Rodr{\'i}guez de las Parras and Mercedes Rodr{\'i}guez-Ferrer and Javier Nieto-Mart{\'i}nez and Florencio M. Ubeira and Teresa G{\'a}rate-Ormaechea},
  journal={Enfermedades infecciosas y microbiologia clinica},
  volume={22 2},
INTRODUCTION Trichinellosis is a helminth infection having a wide geographical distribution. It is acquired by ingestion of raw or undercooked meat infected with Trichinella spp. The present work reviews the human trichinellosis outbreaks recorded in Spain during 1990-2001, taking into account both the geographical distribution and source of the infection. METHODS The parasite was isolated from suspected meats with the digestion technique. Molecular characterization of Trichinella isolates… CONTINUE READING


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