dipylidiasis

dipylidiasis

 [dip″ĭ-lĭ-di´ah-sis]
infection with Dipylidium caninum.
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dip·y·li·di·a·sis

(dip'i-li-dī'ă-sis),
Infection of carnivores and humans with the cestode Dipylidium caninum.
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dip·y·li·di·a·sis

(dip'i-li-dī'ă-sis)
Infection of carnivores and humans with the cestode Dipylidium caninum.
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The patients with dipylidiasis are often asymptomatic but symptoms as anal pruritus, diarrhea, mild abdominal pain, decrease in appetite, indigestion, and gastrointestinal tract disturbances, may be seen [15].
The importance of wildlife as reservoirs of human diseases has also been widely recognized for most of the parasitic zoonoses, including American and African trypanosomiasis, leishmaniasis, giardiasis, cryptosporidiosis, balantidiasis, fascioliasis, opisthorchiasis, clonorchiasis, paragonimiasis, schistosomiasis, echinococcosis, taeniasis, diphyllobothriasis, sparganosis, dipylidiasis, trichinellosis, toxocariasis, strongyloidiasis, and Ancylostoma caninum and A.
In humans, the infection is called dipylidiasis. It has been suggested that dogs may transfer the infection to humans by licking them after nipping at fleas.
Human dipylidiasis (dog tapeworm infection) in the United States.