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2020 Apr 23

Travel Med Infect Dis

Imported cysticercosis in Spain: A retrospective case series from the +REDIVI Collaborative Network.


Herrador Z, Pérez-Molina JA, Henríquez Camacho C A, Rodriguez-Guardado A, Bosch-Nicolau P, Calabuig E, Domínguez-Castellano A, Pérez-Jacoiste M A, Ladrón de Guevara CM, Mena A, Ruiz-Giardin J M, Torrús D, Wikman-Jorgensen P, Benito A, López-Vélez R
Travel Med Infect Dis. 2020 Apr 23:101683.
PMID: 32335208.


Neurocysticercosis (NCC) is the most common parasitic neurological disease worldwide and a major cause of epilepsy. Spain is the country reporting the highest number of NCC imported cases in Europe.