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- Dubey, J.P.
- Food and Waterborne Parasitology 2015 v.1 no.1 pp. 2-11
- Sarcocystis; beef; biopsy; cattle; definitive hosts; diarrhea; excretion; feces; food intake; humans; immunity; ingestion; intermediate hosts; intestines; monkeys; muscles; nausea; pain; patients; pork; raw meat; sarcocystosis; sarcocysts; snakes; swine; toxic substances; travel; vomiting; zoonoses; Malaysia; North America
- ... The ingestion of raw beef or pork infected with Sarcocystis can cause illness in humans. Nausea and vomiting can occur within three days of consuming infected meat; these symptoms are considered due to toxic substances in sarcocysts or to other factors in raw meat. Diarrhea and abdominal pain are associated with excretion of sporulated sporocysts in human feces usually within 8–14days after ingest ...