1921
Volume 13, Issue 1
  • ISSN: 0002-9637
  • E-ISSN: 1476-1645
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Abstract

Summary

Twenty-three cases of human sparganosis are reported. Of these, 21 were in residents of the southern United States, principally Louisiana, Texas and Florida. Two infections were in patients from Puerto Rico and British Honduras. Cases of sparganosis have been diagnosed annually since 1953, and except for two that were seen in 1948 and 1949, also reported herein, the infection had not been observed previously in Louisiana. With the addition of these 21 cases, the total number of naturally acquired infections reported for the United States to date is 35, of which 25 occurred in residents of Louisiana and adjoining states.

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