cysticercus cellulosae


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Related to cysticercus cellulosae: cysticercosis, Taenia solium, Pork tapeworm, cysticerci

Cys·ti·cer·cus cel·lu·lo·'sae

Informal name for the cysticercus larva of Taenia solum in pigs; also causes human cysticercosis.

cysticercus cellulosae

The bladder worm that is the larva of the pork tapeworm, Taenia solium.
See also: cysticercus

Cysticercus

larval (metacestode) stage, consisting of an invaginated scolex surrounded by a fluid-filled cyst cavity, of cyclophyllidean cestodes in the family Taeniidae. Now considered to be an invalid generic name. The common ones are listed below.

Cysticercus bovis
larval stage of taeniasaginata, a tapeworm of humans. The cysticerci are found in the muscles and other tissues of cattle. Humans are infected by eating uncooked beef. Called also beef measles.
Cysticercus cellulosae
larval stage of taeniasolium, a tapeworm of humans. The cysticerci are found in the skeletal and cardiac muscles of the pig and in the muscles and central nervous system of humans. Humans are infested by eating uncooked pork. Called also pork measles.
Cysticercus fasciolaris
the larval stage of taeniataeniaeformis, a tapeworm of cats and wild Felidae and related species. The cysticerci are in the liver of rodents.
Cysticercus ovis
the larval stage of taeniaovis, a tapeworm of dogs and wild carnivores. The cysticerci are found in the skeletal and cardiac muscles of sheep and goats. Dogs are infected by ingesting raw infected meat.
Cysticercus pisiformis
the larval stage of taeniapisiformis, a tapeworm of dogs and wild carnivores. The cysticerci are in the peritoneal cavity of rabbits and hares.
Cysticercus tarandi
the larval stage of taeniakrabbei, a cestode parasite of dogs and wild carnivores. The cysticerci are found in the muscles of wild ruminants.
Cysticercus tenuicollis
the larval stage of the tapeworm taeniahydatigena, a tapeworm of dogs and wild carnivores. The cysticerci are found in the liver and on the peritoneum in sheep but also in other ruminants including wild ones and pigs. Infection in the dog occurs when infected offal is fed raw. Called also long-necked bladderworm.
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Cysticercus cellulosae is a rare condition in man and in the majority of cases the larvae are implanted in the central nervous system, in muscle, and in subcutaneous tissues.
Laboratory tests with cysticercus cellulosae antigen give a relatively high degree of reliability.
Electrophoretic analysis of protein and antigenic preparation of cysticercus cellulosae.
Characterization of Cysticercus cellulosae antigens isolated by immunoaffinity chromatography and its valu ation in serological diagnosis.
Los resultados del presente estudio demostrarian la utilidad de la prueba ELISA-Ag en el monitoreo de antigenos circulantes de secrecion-excrecion de Cysticercus cellulosae en animales naturalmente infectados en el periodo postratamiento de la enfermedad.
Quistes (1) por gramo de muestra de tejido (Q/P (2)) colectada en la necropsia (3) de cerdos infectados naturalmente con Cysticercus cellulosae y tratados con oxfendazol Cerebro Lengua Peso Quistes Q/P Peso Quistes Q/P Curados A 39.
Se empleo la prueba de EnzimeLinked Immuno Electro Tranfer Blot (EITB) o Western Blot (WB) (Tsang et al, 1989, 1991a, 1991b) para determinar la presencia de anticuerpos contra Cysticercus cellulosae.
Seroprevalencia de Cysticercus cellulosae en cerdos de tres caserios del distrito de Matapalo, Zarumilla, Tumbes.