Inermicapsifer madagascariensis

Inermicapsifer madagascariensis

cestode often seen as human infection in Cuba in children 1-3 years old; causes vague intestinal symptoms; suspected arthropod vector; proglottids, eggs, and egg capsules resemble those of Raillietina spp.

In·er·mi·cap·si·fer ma·da·gas·ca·ri·en·sis

(in-er-mī-kap'si-fer mad'ă-gas-kar-ē-en'sis)
An uncommon tapeworm infection in humans in Cuba, Madagascar, and in Africa. It is mainly found in children 1-3 years old, causing vague intestinal symptoms; suspected arthropod vector; proglottids, eggs, and egg capsules resemble those of Raillietina spp.
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