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....
Sep 16, 2015 ... Eating undercooked meat from infected animals is the main cause of tapeworm
infection in people. Although tapeworms in humans usually ...
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.
Jan 10, 2013 ... What is taeniasis? Taeniasis in humans is a parasitic infection caused by the
tapeworm species Taenia saginata (beef tapeworm), Taenia ...
People are often unaware they have a tapeworm infection. They may have no
symptoms or only very few symptoms, which are usually general.
Feb 3, 2016 ... The medical term for a parasitic infection of tapeworms in humans is taeniasis.
Taeniasis can develop into cysticercosis, which is an infection of ...
If untreated human waste is released into the environment, the eggs may be
ingested by intermediate hosts, such as pigs, cattle, or, in the case of fish
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 ...
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 ...