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The records of the Winnipeg General Hospital show 15 cases of fish tapeworm infestation duirng the past four years, five of these occurring in 1927. Three of the cases presented an associated anemia, one being of the pernicious type. The patients were chiefly Russians or Finns, and the majority had not been in this country very long. Only one patient, a child of 11 years, of Scottish extraction, was native-born. It was considered that two of the cases probably had the tapeworm before coming to this country. Jewish women but no Jewish men were among the cases. An examination of
Fish Tapeworm. Intestinal Infection in Man: The Infestation of Fish in Manitoba Lakes.. Ann Intern Med. ;2:113. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-2-1-113_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1928;2(1):113.
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