Taenia in Biological News
Poor Americans in the United States suffer hidden burden of parasitic and other neglected diseases
...this parasitic worm, in whom it causes a lung disease that resembles asthma, as well as liver and brain disease. Cysticercosis, caused by the tapeworm taenia
solium, is emerging as the leading cause of epilepsy among Hispanic populations in the US, and toxoplasmosis is an important cause of congenital birth...
A vaccine to kill tapeworm
...s suggest it is nearly 100 per cent effective.
The vaccine, developed by a team at the University of Melbourne, Australia, targets a tapeworm called taenia
solium. The adult form, caught from eating undercooked pork, grows only inside the human intestine, stealing nutrients from the host.
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Taenia in Biological Dictionary
...m, containing both male and female reproductive taenia
saginata Scientific classification Kingdom: Animal... The following video shows a live proglottid of taenia
pisiformis. ... By contacting and expanding the p...
...rms, commonly called tapeworms, that live in the digestive tract of vertebrates as adults and often in the bodies of various animals as juveniles. taenia
saginata, the beef tapeworm, can... Cestoda . Turbellaria ... 2.3.2 Cestoda . 3 Classification and evolutionary relationships. 4 Interaction...