Serodiagnosis of experimental Sparganum
infections of mice and human sparganosis by ELISA using ES antigens of Spirometra mansoni spargana.
larva was seen migrating along the parietal pleura (Fig.
Ingestion of small freshwater fish by larger predator fish occurs and the sparganum
migrates to the muscle of the predator fish.
Caption: Histopathology of Sparganum
The second larval stage of pseudophyllidian tapeworms.
In some cases, Sparganum
proliferum is favored, while in others racemose cysticercus or undifferentiated sparganum
or tetrathyridium is thought to represent the aberrant cestode larva.
3% in western Guangdong Province; hence, consumption of wild frogs (and use as poultices) poses a high risk for sparganum