Clinical Cysticercosis epidemiology in Spain based on the hospital discharge database: What's new?

@inproceedings{Herrador2018ClinicalCE,
  title={Clinical Cysticercosis epidemiology in Spain based on the hospital discharge database: What's new?},
  author={Zaida Herrador and Amalia Fern{\'a}ndez-Mart{\'i}nez and A. Elizalde Benito and Rogelio L{\'o}pez-V{\'e}lez},
  booktitle={PLoS neglected tropical diseases},
  year={2018}
}
BACKGROUND Cysticercosis (CC) is a tissue infection caused by the larval cysts of the pork tapeworm Taenia solium. It is usually acquired by eating contaminated food or drinking water. CC Cysts can develop in the muscles, the eyes, the brain, and/or the spinal cord. T. solium is found worldwide, but its prevalence has decreased in developed countries due to stricter meat inspection and better hygiene and sanitation. Nevertheless, CC is still a leading cause of seizures and epilepsy. In Spain… CONTINUE READING
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