Human pseudoterranovosis, an emerging infection in Chile.


Fifteen cases of human pseudoterranovosis are reported for Chile, representing an emerging parasitic infection in this country caused by larvae of the nematode Pseudoterranova sp. Our observations also included an outbreak of pseudoterranovosis in 3 of 4 individuals who shared the same raw fish dish (cebiche). Most of the cases occurred in adult patients… (More)


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@article{Torres2007HumanPA, title={Human pseudoterranovosis, an emerging infection in Chile.}, author={Patricio Torres and Maria In{\'e}s Jercic and Juan Weitz and E K Dobrew and Ramiro A Mercado}, journal={The Journal of parasitology}, year={2007}, volume={93 2}, pages={440-3} }