family Taeniidae


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Noun1.family Taeniidae - a family of Cestoda
worm family - a family of worms
Cestoda, class Cestoda - tapeworms
genus Echinococcus - tapeworms
genus Taenia - type genus of the family Taeniidae: tapeworms
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(family Taeniidae, class Cestoda) are zoonotic tapeworms currently infecting 2-3 million persons worldwide and causing US $200-$800 million in annual economic losses related to human infection (1,2).
Hydatid cyst disease is a zoonosis caused by the larval stage of the parasite Echinococcus granulosus, a member of the order Cestoda, the family Taeniidae. The eggs of the parasite are excreted in the feces of the host (usually dogs and foxes).
Hydatid disease is a zoonotic infection caused by larval stages of dog tapeworms belonging to the genus Echinococcus (family Taeniidae); it is also referred to as echinococcosis [1].