Sylvatic Trichinella spp. infection in Finland.

  title={Sylvatic Trichinella spp. infection in Finland.},
  author={Niina Airas and Seppo A M Saari and Taina Mikkonen and Anna-Maija K Virtala and Jani Pellikka and Antti Oksanen and Marja Isomursu and Seija-Sisko Kilpel{\"a} and Chae Woong Lim and Antti Sukura},
  journal={The Journal of parasitology},
  volume={96 1},
Although human infections caused by Trichinella sp. have not been reported in Finland for several decades and Trichinella sp. infection in pork has become virtually extinct in the last decade, sylvatic Trichinella spp. infection is still highly prevalent in Finland. Muscle digestion of 2,483 carnivorous wild animals from 9 host species during 1999-2005 showed 617 positive animals (24.8%). Molecular identification from 328 larval isolates revealed 4 different endemic Trichinella species, i.e., T… CONTINUE READING

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