Trichinella are parasitic roundworms that prosper in the intestinal tract of people through the consumption of infected meat products, such as pork or cows, and the improper handling and preparation of the infected products.
Books and Materials on Trichinella in the NAL Catalog (AGRICOLA)

National Agricultural Library (United States Department of Agriculture).

Searchable database for resources available to persons interested in information on Trichinella.

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Research Projects Database - Trichinella

Food Safety Research Information Office (National Agricultural Library [United States Department of Agriculture]).

Review current research projects from the Food Safety Research Information Office (FSRIO) database pertaining to trichinella.

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ARS Publications - Trichinella

Agricultural Research Service (United States Department of Agriculture).

Search for publications published and maintained by the Agricultural Research Service (ARS), part of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), that deal with trichinella.

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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (United States Department of Health and Human Services).

Cases are defined by clinical characteristics and the results of laboratory testing for evidence of Trichinella infection. States report cases through the National Notifiable Diseases Surveillance System. The reported cases from 2002-2007 are summarized.

National Center for Infectious Diseases (National Institutes of Health [United States Department of Health and Human Services]).

Illustrates the causal agents and life cycle of Trichinella. Observe the above panel for clinical features, laboratory diagnosis, and treatment.

Bureau of Communicable Disease Control (Department of Public Health [State of Massachusetts]).

Fact sheet that outlines the etiology, clinical description, vectors and reservoirs, modes of transmission, incubation and infection period, epidemiology, reporting, laboratory testing, and controlling further spread of trichinosis.