Epidemiology of trichinellosis in Mexico, Central and South America.

  title={Epidemiology of trichinellosis in Mexico, Central and South America.},
  author={M Guadalupe Ortega-Pierres and Camila Arriaga and Lili{\'a}n Y{\'e}pez-Mulia},
  journal={Veterinary parasitology},
  volume={93 3-4},
Trichinella species are widely distributed throughout the world and are found in a large number of carnivorous animals, humans and incidental hosts. The data presented in this review show that Trichinella infection has been reported in both humans and animals in Mexico, Argentina and Chile since the end of the 19th century, and more recently in Bolivia. This parasitic infection is still a public health problem in countries such as Argentina and Chile. Although efforts have focused on the… CONTINUE READING

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