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Volume 16, Number 6—June 2010

Research

Increased Prevalence of Trichinella spp., Northeastern Germany, 2008

Gunter Pannwitz1, Anne Mayer-Scholl1Comments to Author , 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)

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Table 1

Results of laboratory examinations of 5 pigs for Trichinella spp. on outbreak farm, Germany, 2008*

Animal no. Diaphragm pillar
IgG ELISA (meat juice)
IgG ELISA (serum)
Artificial digestion Larvae/g Titer Result Titer Result
1 + 299 >128 + >1,280 +
2 + 1,2 32 + 320 +
3 + 1,3 64 + 320 +
4 0 <10 10
5 0 <10 <10

*Ig, immunoglobulin.

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1These authors contributed equally to this article.

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