Increased Prevalence of Trichinella spp., Northeastern Germany, 2008
Gunter Pannwitz1, Anne Mayer-Scholl1 , Aleksandra Balicka-Ramisz, and Karsten Nöckler
Author affiliations: Veterinär-und Lebensmittelüberwachungsamt Ostvorpommern, Anklam, Germany (G. Pannwitz); Federal Institute for Risk Assessment, Berlin, Germany (A. Mayer-Scholl, K. Nöckler); West Pomeranian University, Szczecin, Poland (A. Balicka-Ramisz)
Figure 2. Region in Germany and Poland investigated for Trichinella spp. 1, Ostvorpommern, Germany; 2, Usedom Island, Germany; 3, Wolin Island, Poland. Triangles, Trichinella spp.–positive cases in raccoon dogs; circles, cases in wild boars; square, location of outbreak farm; white circles and triangles, cases in 2005; light gray circles, cases in 2006; dark gray circles, cases in 2007; black circles, cases in 2008.
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