Epidemiological and clinical studies on an outbreak of trichinosis in central China.

An outbreak of trichinosis occurred in the city of Zhengzhou, central China, between December 1995 and February 1996, affecting 85 of the administrative units into which the city is split. Of 297 subjects from eight of the affected units, 54% were seropositive for Trichinella and 41% had symptoms consistent with acute trichinosis. Of the 490 subjects who… CONTINUE READING