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.
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.
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.