Skip to comments.Rare brain worms spread by unsanitary cooks[Texas]
Posted on 01/12/2007 2:27:10 PM PST by SwinneySwitch
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Golly! Who knew that cheap labor could be so expensive?
I sure hope your practice doesn’t include much treatment of parasitic diseases, because you are wrong. I suspect you weren’t paying much attention to the lectures on parasitology that you may or may not have had in medical school. Does the term visceral larval migrans ring a bell? Did anyone tell you about the peculiarities of Taenia solium and how its immature stages can invade the tissues of humans (giving rise in some unfortunate cases to “brain worm”? How about hydatid disease? And a whole bunch of other worms. Better borrow an introductory text book and bone up on the subject before you kill someone.
And I would say that the best way to avoid the disease would be to develop stricter regulation of overcrowded hog operations, but then again, I’m no expert on illegal immigration...