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Table 1 Suspected autochthonous human cysticercosis cases from case reports

From: Epidemiology of taeniosis/cysticercosis in Europe, a systematic review: Western Europe

Country No. of cases Background Age (yrs)
France 4 1 case: had never left Europe
1 case: had never left metropolitan France
1 case: no history of travel to endemic areas
1 case: had never left France
44–69
Germany 3 3 cases: no history of travel to foreign countries 6–69
UK 2 1 case: no history of travelling outside Europe
1 case: lack of travel to endemic areas
3–21
Portugal 2 1 case: without relevant personal background
1 case: no history of travelling abroad
57–71
Italy 1 1 case: had never visited endemic areas for cysticercosis 61
Luxembourg (infection could have been acquired in Spain) 1 1 case: born in Spain, moved to Luxembourg 8 years prior diagnosis (annual visits to Spain) 20
Spain 1 1 case: without background of interest except for that he was a pig breeder 70