A mass occurrence of human infection with Diplogonoporus grandis (Cestoda: Diphyllobothriidae) in Shizuoka Prefecture, central Japan.

Abstract

Forty-six cases of human infection with Diplogonoporus grandis were found in Shizuoka Prefecture on the Pacific coast of Central Japan in 1996. The cases were predominantly elderly male patients over 50 years of age. Although all cases were reported from May to September of the year, most of them were diagnosed in June and July. We suspected that the… (More)

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