Eating habits of east Asian people and transmission of taeniasis.

  title={Eating habits of east Asian people and transmission of taeniasis.},
  author={P. C. Fan and Woo Chang Chung and Chin Thack Soh and M L Kosman},
  journal={Acta tropica},
  volume={50 4},
In order to understand the role of raw meat and viscera eating habits in the transmission of taeniasis in Asian countries, 1502 infected aborigines in ten mountainous districts/towns of six counties in Taiwan, 58 infected persons in two villages on Cheju Island, Korea, and 97 cases in Ambarita District on Samosir Island, North Sumatra, Indonesia were studied during the field surveys. All infected Taiwan aborigines had the habit of eating raw meat and viscera of wild and/or domestic animals… CONTINUE READING


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