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Two more cases of sparganosis from Sri Lanka

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A. S. Dissanaike ,

28, Welikadewatte, Nawala Road, Rajagiriya, LK
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P. R. Anthonis,

161, Dharmapala Mawatha, Colombo 07, LK
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A. H. Sheriffdeen,

University of Colombo, Colombo 8, LK
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Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine
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R. L. Ihalamulla,

University of Colombo, Colombo 8, LK
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Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine
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N. D. Karunaweera

University of Colombo, Colombo 8, LK
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Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine
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Abstract

Two plerocercoid larvae probably of Spirometra sp, were recovered from the anterior abdominal wall of two patients in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Recently two other such infections, were reported in tissue sections bringing the total number of reported cases of sparganosis from Sri Lanka to four.
How to Cite: Dissanaike, A.S. et al., (2001). Two more cases of sparganosis from Sri Lanka. Ceylon Journal of Medical Science. 44(1), pp.19–22. DOI: http://doi.org/10.4038/cjms.v44i1.4869
Published on 28 Jun 2001.
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