Published in Hepatitis Weekly, March 27th, 2006
"Echinococcus multilocularis-induced liver infection was diagnosed in a Moroccan patient. Diagnosis was based on CT scan results and Western Blot test," investigators in France report.
According to L. Costes and colleagues at Hospital Bicetre in Le Kremlin Bicetre, "Contamination probably occurred in France, in the Cherbourg area where the patient traveled frequently and ate wild berries."
"This case and other recently reported cases outside the usual endemic areas (Besancon and the Massif Central) suggest...
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