tapeworm infection


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tapeworm infection

Teniasis Infectious disease A general term for infestation by either Hymenolepis spp–H diminuta–rat tapeworm or H nana–dwarf tapeworm or Taenia spp–T saginata–cattle tapeworm, T solium–pork tapeworm. See Hymenolepis, Taenia.
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Tapeworm infections, Taeniasis, Cysticercosis, Hymenolepiasis, Occupational groups.
The best way to prevent or eliminate tapeworm infection in dogs is to follow a regular de-worming programme - usually once every six months.
This finding, suggesting that the first tapeworm infections take place in the underground burrow system, is important because the mechanism of host infections with Anoplocephalid tapeworms is still unclear [19].
Parasitological parameters (prevalence, abundance, mean abundance, and mean intensity of infection) were determined for liver fluke and tapeworm infections, following Bush et al.
Tapeworm infections caused by Taenia tapeworms have been known since the beginning of recorded history.
We tested this possibility using MANOVA orthogonal contrasts (SAS 1994), and found that tapeworm infection significantly affected the population dynamics of the two beetle species in six of the nine treatments (cultures 7-18 in Table 2, P [less than] 0.001 for all six comparisons; see [ILLUSTRATION FOR FIGURE 2D-I OMITTED]).
Tapeworm infection reduces fitness, and in cSM females, the fitness cost is correlated with infection intensity (Yan 1997).
Patients with cysticercosis and their household and other personal contacts should be screened for tapeworm infection since treatment with a single dose of niclosamide or praziquantel will eradicate the tapeworm [8] and remove a potential source of transmission.
saginata tapeworm infection is acquired through ingestion of raw or undercooked beef; pork is the infection source for T.
To begin with, they noted that none of the patients reported a recent trip to an area in which tapeworm infection is common.
A survey identified tapeworm infection in 59 of 200 local schoolchildren (19).