Trichinellosis from consumption of wild game meat
- Bear Meat Trichinosis. Clark, Paul S.; Brownsberger, Keith M.; Saslow, Arnold R.; Kagan, Irving G.; Noble, Gary R.; Maynard, James E. // Annals of Internal Medicine;Jun72, Vol. 76 Issue 6, p951
Explores the outbreak of trichinosis associated with the ingestion of bear meat in Anchorage, Alaska between July and August 1968. Findings of microscopic examination of bear meat; Case study of patients with trichinosis; Clinical manifestation of trichinosis.
- A Common-Source outbreak of Trichinosis from Consumption of Bear Meat. Nelson, Morton; Wright, Terry L.; Pierce, Alan; Krogwold, Roger A. // Journal of Environmental Health;May2003, Vol. 65 Issue 9, p16
This paper discusses an outbreak of trichinosis that occurred in 1998 in Montgomery County, Ohio, and the investigation that followed. The outbreak was associated with consumption of bear meat from a hunt in Ontario, Canada. The person who had the index case had eaten two bear burgers that were...
- Trichinellosis Associated with Bear Meat -- New York and Tennessee, 2003. Smith, P.; Eidson, M.; Willsey, A.; Wallace, B.; Kacica, M.; Johnson, G.; Frary-Pelletieri, M.; Burns, A.; Stone, W.; Narro, J.; Faulkner, C.; Rotstein, D.; Sheeler, L.; Erwin, P.; Kirkpatrick, B.; Zarlenga, D.; Schantz, P.; Coronado, F. // MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;7/16/2004, Vol. 53 Issue 27, p606
Provides information on several cases of trichinellosis, a type of parasitic infection, associated with eating undercooked bear meat reported in New York and Tennessee. Percentage of trichinellosis outbreaks attributed to eating meat from wild animals; Symptoms associated with the parasitic...
- Imported human outbreak of trichinellosis, Italy. // Weekly Epidemiological Record;3/30/2001, Vol. 76 Issue 13, p97
Reports the outbreak of human trichinellosis in Rome, Italy. Connection between the disease and the consumption of pork, horse meat and game; Effect of the breakdown of government veterinary services on the increase of Trichinella infection; Case study of immigrants infected with human...
- Novel Prevention Program for Trichinellosis in Inuit Communities. Proulx, Jean-Francois; MacLean, J. Dick; Gyorkos, Theresa W.; Leclair, Daniel; Richter, Anne-Katrin; Serhir, Bouchra; Forbes, Lorry; Gajadhar, Alvin A. // Clinical Infectious Diseases;6/1/2002, Vol. 34 Issue 11, p1508
Describes the events that occurred before, during, and after the trichinellosis outbreak in Canada and documents how the prevention program contributed to successful resolution of the outbreak. Trichinellosis prevention programs for residents of Nunavik, Canada initiated in 1992;...
- Trichinellosis Outbreaks--Northrhine-Westfalia, Germany, 1998-1999. // MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;6/18/1999, Vol. 48 Issue 23, p488
Reports on the outbreaks of trichinellosis in Northrhine-Westfalia, Germany, from November 1998 to January 1999. Causes of the outbreaks; Details on the environmental investigation; Impact of the outbreaks.
- Erratum. // Tropical Doctor;Oct2012, Vol. 42 Issue 4, p243
A correction to the article "Multiple outbreaks of trichinellosis with high mortality rate" by B. Sethi, K. S. Butola, Y. Kumar, and J. P. Mishra that was published in the April 3, 2012 is presented.
- A Sausage-Associated Outbreak of Trichinosis in Illinois. Potter, Morris E.; Kruse, Mary B.; Matthews, Muriel A.; Hill, Raymond O.; Martin, Russel J. // American Journal of Public Health;Dec1976, Vol. 66 Issue 12, p1194
The article reports on the trichinosis spiralis outbreak due to consumption of raw, home-made sausage in Monroe County, Illinois. The county's Health Department have organized a thorough clinical and epidemiological investigation and have found primary and secondary indicators of trichinosis...
- Outbreak of Trichinellosis Due to Wild Boar Meat and Evaluation of the Effectiveness of Post Exposure Prophylaxis, Germany, 2013. Faber, Mirko; Schink, Susanne; Mayer-Scholl, Anne; Ziesch, Christoph; Schönfelder, Ralph; Wichmann-Schauer, Heidi; Stark, Klaus; Nöckler, Karsten // Clinical Infectious Diseases;Jun2015, Vol. 60 Issue 12, pe98
Background: Food safety authorities discovered that wild boar meat products contaminated with Trichinella spiralis had entered the food chain in Germany in March 2013. Public health authorities issued guidelines for health professionals including post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) using mebendazole...