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Year : 2016  |  Volume : 5  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 166-167

Hymenolepis diminuta infection in a young boy from rural part of Northern India

Department of Microbiology, SHKM Government Medical College, Mewat, Haryana, India

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Pratibha Mane
Department of Microbiology, SHKM Government Medical College, Nalhar, Mewat, Haryana
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DOI: 10.4103/2249-4863.184655

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Hymenolepis diminuta (H. diminuta) is primarily a parasite of rats and mice. Humans are infected by eating meal contaminated with these arthropods. This infection is not seen commonly in Indian population. We present here a case report of infection with H. diminuta in a young boy from a rural area of the North India.

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