Prevalence of Gnathostoma spinigerum Infection in Wild and Cultured Swamp Eels in Vietnam

@inproceedings{Sieu2009PrevalenceOG,
  title={Prevalence of Gnathostoma spinigerum Infection in Wild and Cultured Swamp Eels in Vietnam},
  author={Tran Phu Manh Sieu and Tran Thi Ngoc Dung and Nguyen Thi Phuong Nga and Tran Vinh Hien and Anders Dalsgaard and Jitra Waikagul and Kenneth Darwin Murrell},
  booktitle={Journal of Parasitology},
  year={2009}
}
Abstract Human infections with Gnathostoma spinigerum frequently occur in southern Vietnam. Previous investigations have implicated infected swamp eels (Monopterus albus) as an important source of infection to humans. Because aquaculture of M. alba is an important farming activity in Vietnam, a 2-yr study was carried out to assess the relative importance of farmed and wild eels as potential sources of gnathostome infections in humans. Eels sold for public consumption in markets in southern… 

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