Hymenolepis


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Hymenolepis

 [hi″men-ol´ĕ-pis]
a genus of tapeworms. H. diminu´ta, H. lanceola´ta, and H. na´na have been found in humans.
Life cycle of Hymenolepis nana. From Mahon and Manuselis, 2000.

Hymenolepis

(hī'me-nol'ĕ-pis),
The largest genus (family Hymenolepididae) of tapeworms in the order Cyclophyllidea; especially common parasites of rodents, shrews, and aquatic birds.
[G. hymēn, membrane, + lepis, rind]
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Table 1 Intestinal Parasite Assay Positives in First-Grade Children from Canutillo, Presidio, and Fort Hancock Texas, 2002 and 2003 Number (Percent Prevalence) Canutillo Presidio Fort Hancock Intestinal Parasite n = 208 n = 67 n = 29 Blastocystis hominis 29 (13.9) 9 (13.4) 2 (6.9) Giardia lamblia 10 (4.8) 5 (7.5) 1 (3.4) Endolimax nana trophs 4 (1.9) 6 (9.0) 1 (3.4) Entamoeba hartmanni trophs 3 (1.4) 0 0 Entamoeba hartmanni cysts 1 (0.5) 0 0 Entamoeba coli trophs 10 (4.8) 3 (4.5) 0 Hymenolepis nana eggs 2 (1.0) 0 0 Iodamoeba butschilii cysts 0 1 (1.5) 0 Chilomastix mesnili trophs 0 1 (1.5) 0 Any parasite * 45 (21.6) 17 (25.4) 3 (10.3) * Some children had more than one parasite, so column total is less than total number of parasites found.
Experimental studies on the lead accumulation in the cestode Hymenolepis diminuta and its final host, Rattus norvegicus.
The adult cestode, Hymenolepis diminuta, an intestinal parasite of the rat, has a predominantly anaerobic energy metabolism and forms succinate as the major end product of glucose utilization.
THE EFFICACY AND MACROSCOPIC EFFECT OF ANTIHELMINTHICS ON THE TAPEWORM HYMENOLEPIS DIMINUTA.
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