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Journal of Parasitology. 90(3):666-70, 2004 Jun.

The epidemiological investigation of Trichinella infection in brown rats (Rattus norvegicus) and domestic pigs in Croatia suggests that rats are not a reservoir at the farm level.

Stojcevic D, Zivicnjak T, Marinculic A, Marucci G, Andelko G, Brstilo M, Pavo L, Pozio E

Department of Parasitology and Parasitic Diseases, Veterinary Faculty, University of Zagreb, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia.

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Article type: Curated - Canary ID: 710

Cause and Effect Analysis Interspecies susceptibility data Shared exposures with humans Shared outcomes with humans Gene sequence data
Yes Yes No No No
Study type N Routes Sampling Controls Timing
cross sectional 2788 ingestion exposure no repeated
Exposures Trichinella spiralis
Risk factors Sanitation
Outcomes Trichinosis
Species Rats
Locations location map
Croatia Croatia (general) Komletinci (populated place)
Otok (populated place)

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