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Acta Trop 1999 May 25;73(1):31-6.

Human and porcine Taenia solium infection in a village in the highlands of Cusco, Peru. The Cysticercosis Working Group in Peru.

Garcia HH, Gilman RH, Gonzalez AE, Pacheco R, Verastegui M, Tsang VC

Department of Microbiology, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, San Martin de Porras, Lima, Peru. hgarcia@pol.com.pe

Article type: Curated - Canary ID: 433

Cause and Effect Analysis Interspecies susceptibility data Shared exposures with humans Shared outcomes with humans Gene sequence data
Yes Yes Yes Yes No
Study type N Routes Sampling Controls Timing
cross sectional 197 ingestion outcome yes concurrent
Exposures Taenia solium
Outcomes Cysticercosis
Taeniasis
Species Human
Swine
Locations location map
Peru Cusco Cusco (seat of a first-order administrative division)
Rosaspata (populated place)

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