A human case infected by the larva of Terranova type A in Korea.


A human case infected with Terranova type A larva was found in Korea. The patient was a 23-year old soldier of the Korean Army and the chief complaint was acute abdominal pain. The pain was chiefly at right lower quadrant. Appendectomy was performed under the clinical impression of acute appendicitis. However, during the surgery, a nematode larva was found… (More)