CASE REPORT
Analysis of a child infected with Hymenolepis diminuta in Poland
 
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Chair and Department of Biology and Genetics, Medical University of Lublin, Poland
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Regional Sanitary-Epidemiological Station in Lublin, Poland
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Clinic No. 2 – NZOZ Eskulap in Starachowice, Poland
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Diagnostics – Medical Laboratories in Kielce, Poland
CORRESPONDING AUTHOR
Przemysław Kołodziej   

Chair and Department of Biology and Genetics, Medical University of Lublin, Poland
 
Ann Agric Environ Med. 2014;21(3):510–511
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ABSTRACT
Hymenolepis diminuta is a cosmopolitan parasite of rats and mice which is very rare in humans. This study presents the case of a 3-year-old boy infected with Hymenolepis diminuta in Poland. The diagnosis was based on eggs found and their morphology in the patient’s stool.
 
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