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Trichinella (1835-2007)

This site contains basic biological information regarding Trichinella spiralis, and includes research findings on all aspects of the parenteral phase of the infection. Much of the information is based on publications by Dickson Despommier and colleagues over the last 30 years, that mostly dealt with Nurse cell formation and its relationship to angiogenesis and collagen capsule formation. In addition, a brief history of its discovery, clinical aspects, and useful links to other sites dealing with the genus Trichinella are provided. This site is dedicated to all those colleagues of mine who worked in my laboratory, without whose creative input, none of the information contained herein would have been discovered. A special thanks goes to Virginia Capó, Allen Gold, and Ramona Polvere.

Trichinella
Summary of Basic & Clinical Information (click here for the PDF version)
 
 
Latest Updates
06-06-2007

Added Trichinella In Romania under Articles of Interest

05-05-2007

Added Articles of Interest page and posted an article on Trichinella speciation.

05-22-2006

Added an outbreak report from Germany: Summary of Trichinellosis Outbreaks

02-25-2006

Added an outbreak report from Russia: Summary of Trichinellosis Outbreaks

 
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The content of this site is maintained by
Dickson Despommier, Ph.D. and Steven X. Chen
of the Division of Environmental Health Sciences
Mailman School of Public Health
Columbia University

 

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