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Related to taeniasis: cysticercosis, ascariasis, Taenia solium


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


(tiːˈnaɪəsɪs) or


(Pathology) pathol infestation with tapeworms of the genus Taenia


or te•ni•a•sis

(tiˈnaɪ ə sɪs)

infestation with tapeworms.

taeniasis, teniasis

infestation by tapeworms.
See also: Infestation
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Taeniasis is among the oldest known human helminthiases; written descriptions of the disease and history of the name taenia reach into antiquity.
spiralis IgG ELISA, IBL International, Hamburg, Germany), JE and JE:dengue antibody ratio (JE-dengue IgM Combo ELISA Test E-JED01C, Panbio, Brisbane, Australia), Taenia solium taeniasis and cysticercosis (EITB test kit, CDC, Atlanta, GA, USA), brucellosis (non-commercial ELISA, Australian Animal Health Laboratory [AAHL], Geelong, Australia) and C.
Fresh vegetables in Dir districts were moderately contaminated by intestinal parasites, which are source of infection with amoebiasis, ascariasis, taeniasis, trichuriasis and others.
The following 18 NTDs have been designated by WHO for control or elimination: dengue and chikungunya, rabies, trachoma, buruli ulcer, yaws [endemic treponematoses], leprosy [Hansen's disease], Chagas disease, human African trypanosomiasis [sleeping sickness], leishmaniasis, taeniasis / cysticercosis, dracunculiasis [guinea-worm disease], echinococcosis, food-borne trematodiases, lymphatic filariasis, onchocerciasis [river blindness], schistosomiasis, soil-transmitted helminthiases, and mycetoma.
Among dermatological signs, pyoderma followed by scabies and taeniasis were the predominant (More in rural area than urban area).
Praziquantel (Cestodan, Konig Provet, Turkey) at a single dose of 5 mg/kg was injected subcutaneously to the dogs with taeniasis.
Botero D: Taeniasis, in Goldsmith R, Heyneman D (eds): Tropical Medicine and Parasitology.
Coproantigen detection for immunodiagnosis of Echinococcosis and Taeniasis in dogs and humans.
Taeniasis and cysticercosis with special reference to Rhodesia.
1,3) Alternatively, taeniasis occurs during an infection by the adult tapeworm of T solium when the human definitive host ingests cysticerci.
Man acquires taeniasis by ingestion of raw or inadequately cooked beef or pork containing the infective larvae (cysticerci).