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In a separate article in the same issue, Mexican researchers compare several methods of treating people infected with the larval pork tapeworm.
All four patients in the Schantz report developed neurocysticercosis, an infection of the central nervous system caused by the larvae of the pork tapeworm, Taenia solium.
The pork tapeworm (Taenia solium) has a life cycle that can involve humans at two different phases: as a single long adult tapeworm in the intestines and as larvae that appear as cysts dispersed throughout the body.
Neurocysticercosis, an infection of the central nervous system with the larval form of the pork tapeworm Taenia solium, causes substantial illness and death in developing countries.
To the Editor: Cysticercosis, a tissue infection caused by accidental ingestion of eggs released from humans harboring the pork tapeworm, Taenia solium (TsCysti), is one of the most serious reemerging parasitic diseases worldwide (1).
The treatments I talked about in past articles are particularly effective in getting rid of nasty critters like the pork tapeworms I got from a trip to Asia.