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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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Infection with the adult form of Taenia solium tapeworms, known as taeniasis, results from consuming undercooked or raw pork that is contaminated by this parasite (http://www.
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.
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).
examines the scientific and laboratory aspects of these diseases along with public health and social considerations, especially in the cases of infectious diseases, fluke infestation (including liver flukes and minute intestinal fluke infestation), taeniasis, roundworm infestation (including paragpnimiasis and trichinellosis), cryptosporidiosis, diseases from marine animal ingestion, botulism, brucellosis and related diseases, cholera, typhoid, and shigllosis.
Improvement of method for detecting circulating antigens in taeniasis and cysticercosis patients.
This route is believed to be uncommon because patients infrequently have both cysticercosis and taeniasis.
Humans develop taeniasis when they ingest under-cooked pork containing cysticerci.
Taeniasis is caused by taeniae, more commonly known as tapeworms.
NTDs designated by the WHO for control or elimination: Buruli ulcer, Chagas disease (American trypanosomiasis), cysticercosis / taeniasis, dengue / severe dengue, dracunculiasis (Guinea worm disease), echinococcosis, fascioliasis, human African trypanosomiasis, leishmaniasis, leprosy, lymphatic filariasis, onchocerciasis, rabies, schistosomiasis, soil-transmitted helminthiasis, trachoma, and yaws.