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taeniasis

 [te-ni´ah-sis]
infection with tapeworms of the genus Taenia.
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tae·ni·a·sis

(tē-nī-ī'ă-sis),
Infection with cestodes of the genus Taenia.
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taeniasis

also

teniasis

(tē-nī′ə-sĭs)
n.
Infestation with tapeworms.
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tae·ni·a·sis

(te-nī'ă-sis)
Infection with cestodes of the genus Taenia.
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taeniasis

TAPEWORM infection either with the common human tapeworm Taenia solium (the pig tapeworm), T. saginata (the beef tapeworm), or, in some parts of Europe, Africa and South America, with the fish tapeworm Diphylobothrium latum .
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Taeniasis

Parasitic infection caused by the presence of tapeworms from the Taenia genus, such as the pork tapeworm (Taenia solium) or the beef tapeworm (Taenia saginata).
Mentioned in: Tapeworm Diseases
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All taeniasis patients were informed of the study objectives and worm collection procedure through discussions, including about expulsion of proglottids.
Taeniasis and cysticercosis may have been accidentally introduced into Irian Jaya in 1969 when the country was governed by Indonesia, since the governing body came from Bali, the only area in Indonesia where TsCysti was exclusively endemic (2).
Current status and perspectives of cysticercosis and taeniasis in Japan.
Although taeniasis or cysticercosis has been included in one of the short listed diseases considered to be eradicable in the short term, no sustainable eradication has been achieved.
Taeniasis and cysticercosis prevalence in a small village from Northeastern Brazil.
solium was the only disease that demonstrated a geographically distinct distribution, with human taeniasis (4.7%, 95% CI 2.2 to 9.9) and cysticercosis (9.4%, 95% CI 5.5 to 15.7) prevalence occurring solely in the northern Mai district.
A Deficiency 5(1.21) 3(0.73) Pallor 197(48.04) 124(30.24) Dermatological Sign Hair Sign 25(6.09) 6(1.46) Scabies 59(14.39) 34(8.29) Taeniasis 63(15.36) 13(3.17) Hypopigmented Patch 32(7.80) 13(3.17) Eczema 21(5.12) 14(3.41) Rash 56(13.65) 18(4.39) Pyoderma 98(23.90) 28(6.82) ENT Discharge 59(14.39) 34(8.29) Wax 102(24.87) 58(14.14) Parotid Enlargement 2(0.48) 0 Nasal Discharge/Congestion 145(35.36) 84(20.48) Deviated Nasal Septum 95(23.17) 51(12.43) Tonsillitis 131(31.95) 46(11.21) Pharyngitis 51(12.43) 6(1.46) Chi-square, d.f., Eye Sign Total (n=820) P value Present 20.426,4, <0.001 Redness 47(5.73) [Highly Discharge 59(7.91) Significant] Vision Loss 109(13.29) Vit.
According to official statistics, the most common infestations are enterobiasis (79%), ascariasis (14%), hymenolepiasis (6%), echinococcosis (1.4%), and taeniasis (0.3%).
Praziquantel (Cestodan, Konig Provet, Turkey) at a single dose of 5 mg/kg was injected subcutaneously to the dogs with taeniasis.
Dada, "Taeniasis, cysticercosis and echinococcosis/hydatidosis in Nigeria: IV--prevalence of Echinococcus granulosus infection in stray dogs," Journal of Helminthology, vol.
[4.] Botero D: Taeniasis, in Goldsmith R, Heyneman D (eds): Tropical Medicine and Parasitology.