Trichinellosis in Immigrants in Switzerland

Authors


Enos Bernasconi, MD, Dipartimento di Medicina Interna, Ospedale Regionale di Lugano (Civico), Via Tesserete 46, CH-6903 Lugano, Switzerland. E-mail: Enos.Bernasconi@eoc.ch

Abstract

We describe a case of trichinellosis diagnosed at the Division of Infectious Diseases, Hospital of Lugano, in January 2009. This case was associated with a cluster of cases and was traced to the consumption of contaminated meat after a wild boar hunt in Bosnia.

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