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Volume 10, Number 3—March 2004

Research

Cysticercosis-related Deaths, California

Frank J. Sorvillo*Comments to Author , Lawrence Portigal†, Christopher. DeGiorgio‡, Lisa Smith*, Stephen H. Waterman§, George W. Berlin*, and Lawrence R. Ash*
Author affiliations: *UCLA School of Public Health, Los Angeles, California, USA; †Office of Vital Records, State of California, Sacramento, California, USA; ‡UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California, USA; §Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA

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Table 4

Hospital-based cysticercosis case series and observed mortality rates, United States

Location No. cases No. deaths (%) Years Reference
Los Angeles
497
11 (2.2)
1973–1983
1
Los Angeles
238
3 (1.3)
1981–1986
9
Los Angeles
230
2 (0.9)
1981a
10
Houston
112
1 (0.9)
1986–1991
2
Chicago
47
0
1986–1994
12
Los Angeles 52 0 1980–1986 11

aRange of years not provided.

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