[Trichinosis outbreak among Thai immigrant workers in the Hadera sub-district].

  title={[Trichinosis outbreak among Thai immigrant workers in the Hadera sub-district].},
  author={Elioz Hefer and Shmuel Rishpon and Irena Volovik},
  volume={143 9},
  pages={656-60, 694}
INTRODUCTION Trichinosis also referred to as Trichinelliasis or Trichiniasis occurs sporadically in Israel and is not prevalent. Most reported cases have occurred in foreign born residents who were infected outside of Israel or in foreign workers who have eaten raw or undercooked meat. We report an outbreak of Trichinosis in Thai agricultural workers that occurred in February-March 2002. Of 120 workers in Moshav Sde Yitzchak, 30 became ill with thrichinosis. To the best of our knowledge, this… CONTINUE READING

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