Neurocysticercosis among resettled refugees from Burma

Seth E. O'Neal, Nathaniel M. Robbins, John M. Townes

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Taenia solium is the most common helminthic infection of the central nervous system and a leading cause of epilepsy in developing nations. Little is known about neurocysticercosis in refugees from Southeast Asia which is endemic for T solium. We present two cases in a single household of refugees from Burma.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)118-121
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Travel Medicine
Issue number2
StatePublished - Mar 2012

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health
  • Infectious Diseases


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