Volume 17, Number 1—January 2011
CME ACTIVITY - Synopsis
Public Health Implications of Cysticercosis Acquired in the United States
|Location||Year of onset or report||No. cases||Form||Probable or suspected source||Reference|
|Oregon||1995–2000||5||Neurologic||1 had a household visitor from a disease- endemic area||(11)|
|Chicago, IL||1986–1994||8||Neurologic||4 had recent visitors from disease-endemic areas||(12)|
|South Carolina||1990||1||Neurologic||Neighbor’s friends from a disease-endemic area||(14)|
|Boston, MA||1990||1||Neurologic||Father with tapeworm||(14,15)|
|Los Angeles, CA||1988–1990||10||Neurologic||Household contact with tapeworm in 2 cases||(16)|
|New York||1989||4†||Neurologic||Domestic employees, 1 who had tapeworm||(8)|
|North Carolina||1989||1||Neurologic||Seasonal workers from disease-endemic area||(14)|
|Los Angeles, CA||1980–1986||14||Neurologic||NR||(18)|
|Los Angeles, CA||1981–1982||7||Neurologic||NR||(20)|
|Los Angeles, CA||1973–1983||12||Neurologic||NR||(5)|
|Los Angeles, CA||1979||1||Subcutaneous||Domestic employee who had tapeworm||(21)|
|Pennsylvania||1979†||1||Neurologic||Father who had tapeworm||(22)|
|Louisiana||1954||3||1 case neurologic and subcutaneous||NR||(24)|
*Some reports did not name specific cities within the state. NR, not reported.
†There were 7 additional seropositive cases detected in the community from which the initial cases were identified.
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