Less common parasitic infections in Southeast Asia that can produce outbreaks.

@article{Odermatt2010LessCP,
  title={Less common parasitic infections in Southeast Asia that can produce outbreaks.},
  author={Peter Odermatt and Shan Lv and Somphou Sayasone},
  journal={Advances in parasitology},
  year={2010},
  volume={72},
  pages={
          409-35
        }
}
The culturally deeply rooted habit of eating raw or undercooked foodstuffs, coupled with inadequate hygiene practices and lack of separation between foodstuff and wildlife in parts of Southeast Asia have repeatedly led to outbreaks due to rare parasitic infections. Trichinellosis, capillariasis and angiostrongyliasis are the three prime examples of such outbreaks occurring in Southeast Asia. We review the current knowledge of trichinellosis, capillariasis and angiostrongyliasis. Whilst… CONTINUE READING

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