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A case of a mass outbreak of trichinelliasis caused by bear meat

A case of a mass outbreak of trichinelliasis caused by bear meat

Materialy dokladov k II oi vsesoyuznoi konferentsii po probleme trikhinelleza cheloveka i zhivotnykh 27-28 Maya 1976 g: 63-67

The clinical signs, serodiagnosis and treatment of 56 persons who became ill with trichinelliasis after eating the meat of one bear shot in Tuva, USSR, are described. Desensitizing and palliative therapy did not lead to complete cure. Biopsies of the deltoid muscle taken 2 months after infection showed an infection intensity of 120 to 2450 larvae/g in patients treated with prednisolone for 2 to 6 weeks.

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