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Hector H. Garcia

and Robert H. Gilman


February 27, 2014: This chapter has been re-evaluated and remains up-to-date. No changes have been necessary.


Epidemiology—seroprevalence in highlands of Papua, Indonesia.

Ocular cycticercosis.

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date: 19 September 2021

Cysticercosis, infection by larvae of the pork tapeworm Taenia solium (see Chapter 7.10.2), is the commonest helminthic infection of the human central nervous system. It accounts for up to 30% of all seizures and epilepsy in endemic countries, and travel and immigration now lead to its more frequent presentation in industrialized countries....

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