cestodiasis


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ces·to·di·a·sis

(ses'tō-dī'ă-sis),
Disease caused by infection with a cestode.

cestode infection, cestodiasis

Cestodiasis

Parasitic infection caused by the presence of adult tapeworms of the class Cestoda within the intestinal tract. Infection is caused by accidental consumption of tapeworm larvae.
Mentioned in: Tapeworm Diseases

cestodiasis

infestation with tapeworms.
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Por contraste, en los perros muestreados de La Vela, estado Falcon, Venezuela, tan solo se detecto una prevalencia del 2,75% (7/255) de la cestodiasis, la cual es similarmente baja como las reportadas en otras regiones de Venezuela (1,4 -1,5%) [5,27].
Symptoms of intestinal cestodiasis include abdominal pain that may be relieved by eating and that may be associated with distention, flatulence, nausea, or even more severe health problems.
The disease caused by tapeworms is known as cestodiasis.