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Revista da Sociedade Brasileira de Medicina Tropical

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LLAGUNO, Mauricio M. et al. Diphyllobothrium latum infection in a non-endemic country: case report. Rev. Soc. Bras. Med. Trop. [online]. 2008, vol.41, n.3, pp.301-303. ISSN 0037-8682.

Diphyllobothriasis, which is rarely described in Brazil, was reported initially as a travelers’ disease and as an accidental infection in individuals who ate raw freshwater fish. This report aims to present the case of a 20-year-old patient with confirmed Diphyllobothrium latum infection.

Keywords : Diphyllobothriasis; Diphyllobothrium latum; Emerging disease.

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