Volume 22, Issue 6
  • ISSN: 0002-9637
  • E-ISSN: 1476-1645


The third case of human infection with in the United States is reported in a 14-month-old child living in New Jersey. Clinical findings were essentially normal and epidemiologic investigation failed to reveal the source of the infection. Treatment with pyrvinium pamoate, piperazine, and quinacrine failed to rid the child of worms. At age 27 months, the child was given 1 g of niclosamide (Yomesan®). Stool examined 1 week, 3 months, and 5 months later revealed no evidence of parasitism. This is the 13th case of in man reported in the literature.


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