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Volume 14, Number 4—April 2008


Human Thelaziasis, Europe

Domenico Otranto*Comments to Author  and Moreno Dutto†
Author affiliations: *University of Bari, Bari, Italy; †Croce and Carle Hospital, Cuneo, Italy

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Male patients with human thelaziasis, Europe, 2005–2006

Patient no.Date of symptomsLocationAge, yInfected eyeNo. and sex of nematodes
12005 JunRoja Valley, Liguria, Italy45Right1 fourth-stage larva
2a2005 JunNice, France65Right2 females, 1 male
2b2005 JulNice, France65Left1 male
32006 AugCanelli, Piedmont, Italy48Right1 male
42006 AugCuneo, Piedmont, Italy37Right1 female

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