Assessing the burden of human cysticercosis in Vietnam

D.D. Trung, N. Praet, T.D. Cam, B.V. Lam, H.N. Manh, S. Gabriël, P. Dorny

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    OBJECTIVES: To describe the occurrence of cysticercosis in patients living in rural areas of Northern Vietnam presenting clinical signs of neurocysticercosis. METHODS: Serological antigen detection, reflecting current infection with viable larval stages of Taenia solium, was used to estimate the prevalence of active cysticercosis in this patient population. RESULTS: The seroprevalence in epileptic patient population was
    Original languageEnglish
    JournalTropical Medicine and International Health
    Issue number3
    Pages (from-to)352-356
    Number of pages5
    Publication statusPublished - 2013


    • Helminthic diseases
    • Zoonoses
    • Neurocysticercosis
    • Epilepsy
    • Taenia solium
    • Pigs
    • Disease burden
    • Prevalence
    • Assessment
    • Antigen detection
    • Detection
    • Clinical manifestations
    • Signs and symptoms
    • Headache
    • Vietnam
    • Asia-Southeast


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