Tapeworm infection is the infestation of the digestive tract by a species of
parasitic cestodal ... Among the most common tapeworms in humans are the pork
tapeworm (T. solium), the beef tapeworm (T....
Eating undercooked meat from infected animals is the main cause of tapeworm
infection in people. Although tapeworms in humans usually cause few symptoms
Many people with intestinal tapeworm infection have no symptoms. If you do feel
the effects, your symptoms will depend on the type of tapeworm you have and ...
Tapeworms are long, flat worms that attach themselves to your dog's (or cat's) ...
Certain tapeworms found in dogs or cats may cause serious disease in humans.
Nov 11, 2015 ... Human infection is often caused by the inadvertent consumption of the
tapeworm's eggs through poor hygiene, food, water, raw pork, beef and ...
Taeniasis in humans is a parasitic infection caused by the tapeworm species
Taenia saginata (beef tapeworm), Taenia solium (pork tapeworm), and Taenia ...
People are often unaware they have a tapeworm infection. They may have no
symptoms or only very few symptoms, which are usually general.
In the human intestine, the young form of the tapeworm from the infected meat (
larva) develops into the adult tapeworm. A tapeworm can grow to longer than 12
Tapeworm infection of the intestine occurs mainly when people eat raw or
undercooked contaminated pork, beef, or freshwater fish or, for the dwarf
Cysticercosis is infection with larvae of T. solium, which develops after ingestion
of ova excreted in human feces. Adult worms may cause mild GI symptoms or ...