Volume 100, Issue 1
  • ISSN: 0002-9637
  • E-ISSN: 1476-1645



Reintroduction of into a region in Peru where it had been eliminated prompted evaluation of the possibility of reintroduction from an urban reservoir of taeniasis. In a cross-sectional study of an adjacent urban area, we found low prevalence of taeniasis (4/1,621; 0.25%), suggesting minimal risk of parasite reintroduction into rural areas through this route.


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  • Received : 21 Sep 2018
  • Accepted : 15 Oct 2018
  • Published online : 19 Nov 2018
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