Imported diphyllobothriasis in Switzerland: molecular evidence of Diphyllobothrium dendriticum (Nitsch, 1824)

Wicht, Barbara; de Marval, Floriane; Gottstein, Bruno; Peduzzi, Raffaele (2008). Imported diphyllobothriasis in Switzerland: molecular evidence of Diphyllobothrium dendriticum (Nitsch, 1824). Parasitology research, 102(2), pp. 201-4. Berlin: Springer 10.1007/s00436-007-0745-y

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We report for the first time in Switzerland a clinical case because of Diphyllobothrium dendriticum, identified by molecular methods. We discuss the potential for this imported species to infect local intermediate hosts and thus to achieve autochthonous cyclic transmission.

Item Type:

Journal Article (Original Article)

Division/Institute:

05 Veterinary Medicine > Department of Infectious Diseases and Pathobiology (DIP) > Institute of Parasitology

UniBE Contributor:

Gottstein, Bruno

ISSN:

0932-0113

Publisher:

Springer

Language:

English

Submitter:

Factscience Import

Date Deposited:

04 Oct 2013 14:54

Last Modified:

21 Jan 2014 15:05

Publisher DOI:

10.1007/s00436-007-0745-y

PubMed ID:

17805571

Web of Science ID:

000251373100004

URI:

https://boris.unibe.ch/id/eprint/22753 (FactScience: 36424)

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