tapeworm infection


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Related to tapeworm infection: cysticercosis
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Noun1.tapeworm infection - intestinal infection by a species of parasitic tapeworm; usually the result of eating inadequately cooked meat or fish
infection - the pathological state resulting from the invasion of the body by pathogenic microorganisms
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Health professionals said the man was suffering from a condition called neurocysticercosis - a tapeworm infection caused due to eating infected pork.
Patients with cysticercosis cannot spread their disease to other people; it is only people with a tapeworm infection in the intestine who can spread the potentially life-threatening eggs when proper hygiene is lacking or ignored.
Tapeworm infection has a global distribution and is endemic in Southeast Asia, including Pakistan.
Free-roaming dogs with heavy lice or flea loads and those have access to freshly killed wild or domestic animals are at increased risk of developing tapeworm infection.
INTRODUCTION: Human tapeworm infection caused due to Taenia solium, is endemic in those areas where uncooked/semi cooked pork is consumed or where there is not practices for hand washing.
Thus, our treatment can be considered as a postponement rather than prevention of helminth infection, and larger sample size would unlikely lead to revealing a significant effect of deworming treatment on tapeworm infection during the whole season.
Echinococcosis is a zoonotic parasitic tapeworm infection caused by the larval stage of several species belonging to the genus Echinococcus.
Lift her tail and check for tapeworm infection, which will appear as rice-like segments stuck in the hair.
An average of 800-900 cases of tapeworm infection are registered in Bulgaria each year.
Washington, June 18 (ANI): A mice study has suggested that a compound that for about 60 years has been used as a drug against tapeworm infection is also apparently effective against colon cancer metastasis.
This is the best way to prevent flea-allergy dermatitis and tapeworm infection. Since fleas do not thrive in dry sunlit yards, removing piles of leaves and grass cuttings and allowing the ground to dry will reduce the chances that fleas will infest these areas.
Tapeworm infection could be a serious problem specially if the birds are allowed free on the range as normally practiced in small animal production systems.