1921
Volume 13, Issue 3
  • ISSN: 0002-9637
  • E-ISSN: 1476-1645
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Abstract

Summary

A cestode, identified as , was obtained after therapy from a 5-year-old boy at Mankato, Minnesota. This case is apparently the first autochthonous infection of man by an anoplocephaline cestode reported in North America. The specimen is described and compared with specimens of from a Rhesus monkey in Hamburg, Germany and a cotype of from the Helminthological Collection of the U.S. National Museum. Specificity in the genus is discussed.

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