Fact Sheet: Trichinellosis(TRICK-a-NO-sis), General Public Fact Sheet, August 26, 2015

(2015) Fact Sheet: Trichinellosis(TRICK-a-NO-sis), General Public Fact Sheet, August 26, 2015. Public Health, Department of

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Abstract

Trichinellosis, also called trichinosis (TRICK-a-NO-sis), is caused by eating raw or under cooked pork and wild game products infected with the larvae of a species of worm called Trichinella. Infection occurs worldwide, but is most common in areas where raw or under cooked pork, such as ham or sausage, is eaten.

Item Type: Departmental Report
Keywords: Trichinellosis(TRICK-a-NO-sis), Public Health, infection
Subjects: Health and medicine > Public health > Environmental health
Health and medicine > Public health
Health and medicine
ID Code: 33173
Deposited By: Margaret Barr
Deposited On: 29 Jul 2020 19:20
Last Modified: 29 Jul 2020 19:20
URI: http://publications.iowa.gov/id/eprint/33173