Trichinella infections in animals and humans in sub-Saharan Africa: a review.

@article{Mukaratirwa2013TrichinellaII,
  title={Trichinella infections in animals and humans in sub-Saharan Africa: a review.},
  author={Samson Mukaratirwa and Louis Jacobus La Grange and Davies Mubika Pfukenyi},
  journal={Acta tropica},
  year={2013},
  volume={125 1},
  pages={82-9}
}
The aim of this review is to provide information on Trichinella infection in humans, livestock and wildlife in sub-Saharan Africa mainly focusing on geographical distribution of species/genotypes, biology, host range, life cycles and to identify research gaps. Trichinella britovi, Trichinella nelsoni and Trichinella zimbabwensis and one genotype (Trichinella T8) are known to occur in sub-Saharan Africa. Distinct geographic ranges with overlapping of some taxa in some areas have been observed… CONTINUE READING