Quantitative Risk Assessment of Human Trichinellosis Caused by Consumption of Pork Meat Sausages in Argentina.

@article{Sequeira2016QuantitativeRA,
  title={Quantitative Risk Assessment of Human Trichinellosis Caused by Consumption of Pork Meat Sausages in Argentina.},
  author={Gabriel J. Sequeira and Mar{\'i}a Virginia Zbrun and Lorena P. Soto and Diego M Astesana and Jesica E Blajman and Marcelo R. Rosmini and Laureano S. Frizzo and Marcelo Lisandro Signorini},
  journal={Zoonoses and public health},
  year={2016},
  volume={63 2},
  pages={167-76}
}
In Argentina, there are three known species of genus Trichinella; however, Trichinella spiralis is most commonly associated with domestic pigs and it is recognized as the main cause of human trichinellosis by the consumption of products made with raw or insufficiently cooked pork meat. In some areas of Argentina, this disease is endemic and it is thus necessary to develop a more effective programme of prevention and control. Here, we developed a quantitative risk assessment of human… CONTINUE READING