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Volume 14, Number 12—December 2008


Outbreak of Trichinellosis Caused by Trichinella papuae, Thailand, 2006

Chowalit Khumjui, Pravit Choomkasien, Paron Dekumyoy, Teera Kusolsuk, Wandee Kongkaew, Mutita Chalamaat, and Jeffrey L. JonesComments to Author 
Author affiliations: Ministry of Public Health, Bangkok, Thailand (C. Khumjui, P. Choomkasien, W. Kongkaew, M. Chalamaat); Mahidol University, Bangkok (P. Dekumyoy, T. Kusoluk); Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA (J.L. Jones)

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Table 2

Association of wild boar meat and risk for trichinellosis, Uthai Thani Province, Thailand, May–June 2006*

Wild boar meat Case-patients (n = 24) Controls (n = 46) OR (95% CI)
Uncooked 15 5 17.5 (3.9–86.0)
Cooked 3 6 2.9 (0.4–19.5)
Not eaten 6 35 1

*OR, odds ratio; CI, confidence interval.

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