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Trichinella thrives in both oxidative and glycolytic human muscle fibres.
  1. J Ochoa,
  2. C Pallis


    In a deltoid biopsy from a severe case of human trichinosis the larvae of Trichinella spiralis did not exhibit any predilection for any particular fibre type. Type I and type II fibres were involved with a frequency proportionate to their distribution in the muscle sampled.

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