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Diphyllobothriasis in a nine-year-old child in India: a case report

Overview of attention for article published in Journal of Medical Case Reports, July 2011
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Title
Diphyllobothriasis in a nine-year-old child in India: a case report
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Journal of Medical Case Reports, July 2011
DOI 10.1186/1752-1947-5-332
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KV Ramana, Sanjeev Rao, Moses Vinaykumar, M Krishnappa, Rajeshwar Reddy, Mohammed Sarfaraz, Vamshikrishna Kondle, MS Ratnamani, Ratna Rao

Abstract

The Diphyllobothrium genus belongs to the Diphyllobothridea order of tapeworms. Diphyllobothrium spp., which is commonly known as fish tapeworm, is generally transmitted in humans, but also in other species, such as bears, dogs, cats, foxes, and other terrestrial carnivores. Although worldwide in distribution, the original heartland of Diphyllobothrium spp. spreads across Scandinavia, northern Russia, and western Serbia. We report a rare case that occurred in India.

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Unknown 25 100%

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Readers by professional status Count As %
Researcher 4 16%
Librarian 2 8%
Student > Ph. D. Student 2 8%
Student > Postgraduate 2 8%
Professor > Associate Professor 2 8%
Other 8 32%
Unknown 5 20%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 6 24%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 5 20%
Immunology and Microbiology 3 12%
Veterinary Science and Veterinary Medicine 2 8%
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 1 4%
Other 3 12%
Unknown 5 20%
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This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 1. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 02 June 2012.
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#15,245,883
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#1,495
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#84,645
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Outputs of similar age from Journal of Medical Case Reports
#28
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