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Cerebral Neurocysticercosis due to Taenia martis, the Third Species That Needs Attention

Beuy Joob 1 , * and Viroj Wiwanitkit 2
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1 Sanitation 1 Medical Academic Center, Bangkok, Thailand
2 Faculty of Biological Science, Joseph Ayobabalola University, Ikeji-Arakeji, Nigeria
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  • Archives of Neuroscience: January 01, 2016, 3 (1); e31856
  • Published Online: January 23, 2016
  • Article Type: Letter
  • Received: July 27, 2015
  • Accepted: July 28, 2015
  • DOI: 10.5812/archneurosci.31856

To Cite: Joob B, Wiwanitkit V. Cerebral Neurocysticercosis due to Taenia martis, the Third Species That Needs Attention, Arch Neurosci. 2016 ; 3(1):e31856. doi: 10.5812/archneurosci.31856.

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