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Volume 17, Number 6—June 2011


Taenia solium Tapeworm Infection, Oregon, 2006–2009

Seth O’NealComments to Author , John Noh, Patricia Wilkins, William Keene, William Lambert, James Anderson, Jenifer Compton Luman, and John Townes
Author affiliations: Author affiliations: Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, Oregon, USA (S. O’Neal, W. Lambert, J. Anderson, J. Compton Luman, J. Townes); Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA (J. Noh, P. Wilkins); Oregon Department of Human Services, Portland (W. Keene)

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Table 3

Region and country of orgin for the 55 cysticercosis case-patients for whom information was known, Oregon, 2006–2009

Region No. (%) case-patients Country (no. case-patients)
Central America, Caribbean 47 (85) Mexico (40), Guatemala (5), Nicaragua (1), Cuba (1)
North America 3 (5) United States (3)
Southeast Asia 2 (4) Myanmar [Burma] (1), Thailand (1)
South America 1 (2) Ecuador (1)
Africa 1 (2) Cameroon (1)
Europe 1 (2) Germany (1)

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