Human Bertiella studeri (family Anoplocephalidae) infection of probable Southeast Asian origin in Mauritian children and an adult.

@article{Bhagwant2004HumanBS,
  title={Human Bertiella studeri (family Anoplocephalidae) infection of probable Southeast Asian origin in Mauritian children and an adult.},
  author={Suress Bhagwant},
  journal={The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene},
  year={2004},
  volume={70 2},
  pages={225-8}
}
  • Suress Bhagwant
  • Published 2004 in
    The American journal of tropical medicine and…
Morphologic studies on preserved and recently collected Bertiella specimens obtained from Mauritian children and an adult indicate that human infection is caused by Bertiella studeri instead of B. mucronata. This cestode might have been accidentally introduced onto the island of Mauritius from the Southeast Asia along with monkeys in the 17th century. We present information that will help identify B. studeri and provide a correct diagnosis. The case reports indicate gastrointestinal… CONTINUE READING

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