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cestode

 [ses´tōd]
2. resembling a tapeworm.

ces·tode

, cestoid (ses'tōd, -toyd),
Common name for tapeworms of the class Cestoidea or its subclasses, Cestoda and Cestodaria.

cestode

(sĕs′tōd′)
n.

ces′tode′ adj.

cestode

Tapeworm A ribbon-shaped segmented worm that inhabits the GI tract of vertebrates including humans Epidemiology Cestode infestations are more common in developing nations; US cases are linked to infected dogs or cats; Taenia solium–pork tapeworm and T saginata–beef tapeworm occur in those who eat undercooked meats; live up to 20 yrs and reach 10 m in length Clinical Unexplained weight loss, pernicious anemia, eggs or ribboned segments in stools

ces·tode

, cestoid (ses'tōd, -toyd)
Common name for tapeworms of the subclass Eucestoda.

cestode

A flat worm of the class Cestoda which includes the tapeworms.
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The single striped skunk examined in this investigation was infected with 1 nematode and 2 cestode species.
In this way, the sheep model with Echinococcus granulosus infection was established, whereas, in our research, adult cestodes with fertilized egg proglottis were fed orally to sheep, and the objective was to imitate natural infection with hydatids.
ironsi, and Atyphloceras echis echis), one tick (Ornithodoros sp.), two mites (Androlaelaps fahrenholzi (=Haemolaelaps glasgowi) and Omilhonyssus sp.) two chiggers (Euschoengastia fronteriza and Euschoengastia criceticola) and one sucking louse (Hoplopleura hesperomydis) and six helminths: one nematode (Carolinensts tuffi), two trematodes (Scaphiostomum Pancreaticum and Zonorchis Komareki), two cestodes (Catenotaenia dendritica and a larval cewtode, Strobilocercus sp.), and one acanthocephalan (Moniliformis clarki).
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The only Cestode parasite that infested the fish was the Hymenolypis nana (see table 1), which is a flattened and tapelike hermaphroditic worm that is intestinal in human and other animals.
29 0.89 [+ or -] 0.17 Plagiorchiiformes Stephanostomum baccatum (1) 15 n/a Cestoda Cestoidea Unidentified cestode (1) 3 0.03 [+ or -] 0.01 Nematoda Ascaridida Anisakis simplex (1) 10 0.13 [+ or -] 0.03 Hysterothylacium Aduncum 1 0.01 [+ or -] 0.0007 Contracaecum osculatum (1) 26 0.64 [+ or -] 0.18 Pseudoterranova decipiens (1) 73 1.5 [+ or -] 0.12 Acanthocephala Palaeacanthocephala Echinorhynchus gadi 7 0.1 [+ or -] 0.031 Corynosoma strumosum (1) 8 0.15 [+ or -] 0.06 Location (n) Eastern 4T (n = 95) Species P A Digenea Hemiuriformes Derogenes varicus 6 0.06 [+ or -] 0.03 Otodistomum sp.
Gravid individuals of one species of trematode, (Langeronia burseyi Dailey and Goldberg 2000); one species of cestode, (Distoichometra bufonis Dickey 1921); and one species of nematode, (Rhabdias ranae Walton 1929), were found.
Niclosamide is the first-line agent for most cestode infections in humans (Diphyllobothrium latum, Taenia saginata, and Taenia solium).
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Case definitions for human Cystic Echinococcosis (CE) in three countries in South America where it is a notifiable disease, 2016 Country Suspected case Probable Confirmed case case Argentina Two definitions: Not Any suspect case with (i) A symptomatic or defined positive imaging asymptomatic diagnostic tests individual with a (ultrasound, cystic mass (unique or radiology, and/or multiple) localized in computed tomography), abdomen, trunk or and/or positive elsewhere, and with serology (ELISA, epidemiology Western Blot, or HAI), consistent with or direct microscopic exposure to CE (e.g., identification of the place of origin, cestode parts contact with dogs, (membranes, hooks, and relatives with history protoscolex) of CE), or (ii) An individual with a positive ultrasound.
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