Volume 91, Issue 1
  • ISSN: 0002-9637
  • E-ISSN: 1476-1645



After 6 months of a trip to Haiti, a 25-year-old healthy man presented with a 6-week history of a very slow progressive intermittent bilateral testicular pain and swelling. The biopsies in both testicles revealed the presence of a dead filarial parasite. Polymerase chain reaction products of the DNA from the biopsy were shown to have a 100% identity to . Despite being uncommon in travelers, this presentation of highlights the possibility of acquiring during short-term trips to highly endemic regions of the world (i.e., Haiti).


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  • Received : 13 Jan 2014
  • Accepted : 24 Feb 2014

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