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Volume 17, Number 1—January 2011


Public Health Implications of Cysticercosis Acquired in the United States

Frank SorvilloComments to Author , Patricia P. Wilkins, Shira Shafir, and Mark L. Eberhard
Author affiliations: Author affiliations: University of California, Los Angeles, California, USA (F. Sorvillo, S. Shafir); Touro University International, Cypress, California, USA (F. Sorvillo); Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, Los Angeles (F. Sorvillo); Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA (P. Wilkins, M. Eberhard)

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Table 2

Reports of cysticercosis in immigrants with long-term residency and no history of foreign travel after arrival in the United States

Location No. cases Mean years of residency Reference
Los Angeles, CA 7 15.4 (16)
Denver, CO 5 >7 (19)
Los Angeles, CA 20 >10 (20)

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