Diphyllobothrium latum infection in a non-endemic country: case report

Infecção pelo Diphyllobothrium latum em país não endêmico: relato de caso

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.

Diphyllobothriasis; Diphyllobothrium latum; Emerging disease


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