JAMES S. SWEENEY, Col., MC, F.A.C.P.; FRANK B. QUEEN, Lt. Col., MC; THOMAS F. BARRETT, Capt., MC
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Trichinosis is a disease about which little is written at the present time, partly because it is infrequently diagnosed. We are inclined, as are others, to suspect that chronic trichinosis is much more prevalent in this country than might be indicated by the literature and statistics.
The purpose of this paper is to draw attention to this condition and to report a case observed in this hospital. The patient was one of many victims of a very severe outbreak which led to an unusually interesting epidemiologic study.
Our patient, aged 32, was inducted into the Army September 5,
SWEENEY JS, QUEEN FB, BARRETT TF. TRICHINOSIS: A SPORADIC OUTBREAK WITH REPORT OF A CASE1. Ann Intern Med. ;21:1037–1041. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-21-6-1037
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1944;21(6):1037-1041.
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