Parasites and the Food Supply

  title={Parasites and the Food Supply},
  author={Palmer A. Orlandi and D. M. T. Chu and Jeffrey W. Bier and George J. Jackson},
1990). Today, that figure has multiplied by more than a factor of 8. In the past, the risk of human infection with parasites was considered to be limited to distinct geographic regions because of parasites’ adaptations to specific definitive hosts, select intermediate hosts and particular environmental conditions. These barriers are slowly being breeched—first by international travel developing into a major industry, and then by rapid, refrigerated food transport which became available to an… CONTINUE READING

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