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Volume 18, Number 8—August 2012


Paragonimus kellicotti Flukes in Missouri, USA


Medscape, LLC is pleased to provide online continuing medical education (CME) for this journal article, allowing clinicians the opportunity to earn CME credit.

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint sponsorship of Medscape, LLC and Emerging Infectious Diseases. Medscape, LLC is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Medscape, LLC designates this Journal-based CME activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

All other clinicians completing this activity will be issued a certificate of participation. To participate in this journal CME activity: (1) review the learning objectives and author disclosures; (2) study the education content; (3) take the post-test with a 70% minimum passing score and complete the evaluation at; (4) view/print certificate.

Release date: July 20, 2012; Expiration date: July 20, 2013

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:

• Analyze the epidemiology and microbiology of paragonimiasis

• Assess the clinical presentation of paragonimiasis

• Evaluate patterns of management of paragonimiasis

• Distinguish abnormal ancillary studies among patients with paragonimiasis

CME Editor

Thomas J. Gryczan, MS, Technical Writer/Editor, Emerging Infectious Diseases. Disclosure: Thomas J. Gryczan, MS, has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.


Charles P. Vega, MD, Health Sciences Clinical Professor; Residency Director, Department of Family Medicine, University of California, Irvine. Disclosure: Charles P. Vega, MD, has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.


Disclosures: Michael A. Lane, MD, MSc; Luis A. Marcos, MD; Nur F. Onen, MBChB, MRCP; Lee M. Demertzis, MD; Samuel Z. Davila, MD; Diana R. Nurutdinova, MD; Thomas C. Bailey, MD; and Gary J. Weil, MD, have disclosed no relevant financial relationships. Erika V. Hayes, MD, has disclosed the following relevant financial relationships: received grants for clinical research from: Gilead Sciences: grant funding for ED Adolescent Rapid HIV testing project, which is now complete.

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