Muscle larvae
Clincial Signs
Enteral Phase

Clinical Summary of Trichinellosis

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The graph above summarizes the major clinical finding and diagnostic correlates. The following references contain comprehensive summaries of the clinical presentations that an infection with Trichinella can induce.


  1. Capó, V. and Despommier, D. 1996. Clinical aspects of Infection with Trichinella ssp. Clinical Microbiology Reviews 9 (1): 47-54. [View/Print PDF]
  2. Hermanowska-Spakowicz, T., Lukjan, W., Pancewicz, S., Daniluk, J., Siwak, E., and Kondrusik, M. 1993. Epidemiological and clinical analysis of the incidence of trichinellosis in North Eastern region of Poland, p. 469-474. In W.S. Campbell, E. Pozio, and F. Bruschi (ed.), Trichinellosis. Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Trichinosis, 1993. Instituto Superiore di Santá Press, Rome.
  3. Murrell, D. and Bruschi, F. 1994. Clinical trichinellosis, p. 117-150. In T. Sun (ed.) Progress in clinical parasitology. CRC Press, Boca Raton, Fla.
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