Molecular identification of Trichinella papuae from a Thai patient with imported trichinellosis.

@article{Intapan2011MolecularIO,
  title={Molecular identification of Trichinella papuae from a Thai patient with imported trichinellosis.},
  author={Pewpan M Intapan and Verajit Chotmongkol and Chairat Tantrawatpan and Oranuch Sanpool and Nimit Morakote and Wanchai Maleewong},
  journal={The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene},
  year={2011},
  volume={84 6},
  pages={994-7}
}
Previously, we reported the presence of imported trichinellosis in a Thai worker returning from Malaysia, who presented with progressive generalized muscle hypertrophy and weakness after eating wild boar meat. This work analyzed a partial small subunit of a mitochondrial ribosomal RNA gene of Trichinella larvae isolated from the patient. The results showed complete identity with a mitochondrial RNA gene of Trichinella papuae (GenBank accession no. EF517130). This is the first report of imported… CONTINUE READING

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