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Travel-acquired subcutaneous Sparganum proliferum infection diagnosed by molecular methods.
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PMID:  24124973     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Sparganosis is a parasitic zoonosis caused by the plerocercoid, i.e. infective larva (sparganum) of pseudophyllidean tapeworms belonging to the genus Spirometra. Human infections with spargana are classified into two forms, non-proliferative sparganosis and proliferative sparganosis. Non-proliferative sparganosis is endemic mainly in East and Southeast Asia (China, Japan, Korea, Taiwan and Thailand) and is caused by S. erinaceieuropaei (S. mansoni) in the Old World and S. mansonoides in the New World. Proliferative sparganosis is caused by the more pathogenic and disseminating Sparganum proliferum and is only sporadically reported from Asia (Japan, Taiwan, Thailand) and very rarely from the New World (Paraguay, Venezuela, United States) This article is protected by copyright. All rights reserved.
Authors:
F Schauer; S Poppert; K Technau-Hafsi; M Mockenhaupt; B Muntau; G Häcker; D Tappe; T Jakob
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2013-10-11
Journal Detail:
Title:  The British journal of dermatology     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1365-2133     ISO Abbreviation:  Br. J. Dermatol.     Publication Date:  2013 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-10-15     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0004041     Medline TA:  Br J Dermatol     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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This article is protected by copyright. All rights reserved.
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Department of Dermatology, University Medical Center Freiburg, Hauptstrasse 7, D-79104, Freiburg, Germany.
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