Human trichinellosis due to Trichinella britovi in southern France after consumption of frozen wild boar meat.

@article{GariToussaint2005HumanTD,
  title={Human trichinellosis due to Trichinella britovi in southern France after consumption of frozen wild boar meat.},
  author={Martine Gari-Toussaint and Nathalie Tieulie and Jl Baldin and Jean Dupouy-Camet and Pascal Delaunay and J G Fuzibet and Yves Le Fichoux and E Pozio and Pierre No{\"e}l Marty},
  journal={Euro surveillance : bulletin Europeen sur les maladies transmissibles = European communicable disease bulletin},
  year={2005},
  volume={10 6},
  pages={
          117-8
        }
}
Six patients were infected with Trichinella britovi in southern France following consumption of frozen wild boar meat, which had been frozen at -35 degrees C for 7 days. Microscopic examination of a sample of frozen wild boar muscle revealed the presence of rare encapsulated Trichinella larvae, identified as T. britovi. People eating wild boar must follow individual prophylactic rules such as efficient cooking of meat (at least 65 degrees C at the core for 1 minute) as recommended by the… CONTINUE READING

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