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The current status of food-borne parasitic zoonoses in Indonesia.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1822943     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Only a few food-borne parasitic zoonoses have been reported in Indonesia. The most frequently observed food-borne parasitic diseases are: toxoplasmosis, taeniasis and cysticercosis. Little data are available on other parasitic zoonoses in Indonesia. Taeniasis has been reported in nine provinces. Toxoplasmosis in humans, with prevalence rates ranging from 1 to 60%, has been reported in 12 provinces; in animals, toxoplasmosis is known to occur throughout the country, with serologically positive cases in as many as 75% of animals examined. However, it is expected that other parasitic zoonoses, such as anisakiasis, fasciolopsiasis and echinostomiasis, will emerge as the popularity of exotic foods being served in Korean and Japanese restaurants spreads throughout Indonesian cities. This paper reviews the current status of parasitic zoonoses in Indonesia.
C Kusharyono; S Sukartinah
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Southeast Asian journal of tropical medicine and public health     Volume:  22 Suppl     ISSN:  0125-1562     ISO Abbreviation:  Southeast Asian J. Trop. Med. Public Health     Publication Date:  1991 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1992-09-10     Completed Date:  1992-09-10     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0266303     Medline TA:  Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health     Country:  THAILAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  8-10     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Health, Jalan Percetakan Negara No. 29, Jakarta Pusat, Indonesia.
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MeSH Terms
Food Parasitology*
Helminthiasis / epidemiology*
Indonesia / epidemiology
Protozoan Infections / epidemiology*

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