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Taenia solium

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Taenia solium

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 14 July 2018
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Invasive Species
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Taenia solium
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Metazoa
  •     Phylum: Platyhelminthes
  •       Class: Cestoda
  •         Subclass: Eucestoda

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PictureTitleCaptionCopyright
Taenia solium cysticercus in a human eye.
TitleSymptoms
CaptionTaenia solium cysticercus in a human eye.
CopyrightA.S. de Aluja
Taenia solium cysticercus in a human eye.
SymptomsTaenia solium cysticercus in a human eye.A.S. de Aluja
Cysticerci of Taenia solium with protoscolex evaginated.
TitleCysticerci
CaptionCysticerci of Taenia solium with protoscolex evaginated.
CopyrightA.S. de Aluja
Cysticerci of Taenia solium with protoscolex evaginated.
CysticerciCysticerci of Taenia solium with protoscolex evaginated.A.S. de Aluja
Taenia solium cysticerci in a pig's brain.
TitlePathology
CaptionTaenia solium cysticerci in a pig's brain.
CopyrightA.S. de Aluja
Taenia solium cysticerci in a pig's brain.
PathologyTaenia solium cysticerci in a pig's brain.A.S. de Aluja

Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Taenia solium Linnaeus

International Common Names

  • English: cysticerci; cysticercus; pork tapeworm; tapeworm, pork

Parasitoses name

  • cysticercosis
  • cysticercosis, porcine
  • cysticercus cellulose
  • porcine cysticercosis
  • pork measles
  • taeniosis

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Metazoa
  •         Phylum: Platyhelminthes
  •             Class: Cestoda
  •                 Subclass: Eucestoda
  •                     Order: Cyclophyllidea
  •                         Family: Taeniidae
  •                             Genus: Taenia
  •                                 Species: Taenia solium

Distribution Table

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The distribution in this summary table is based on all the information available. When several references are cited, they may give conflicting information on the status. Further details may be available for individual references in the Distribution Table Details section which can be selected by going to Generate Report.

Continent/Country/RegionDistributionLast ReportedOriginFirst ReportedInvasiveReferenceNotes

Asia

AfghanistanNo information availableOIE, 2009
ArmeniaDisease not reportedOIE, 2009
AzerbaijanDisease not reportedOIE, 2009
BahrainDisease never reportedOIE, 2009
BangladeshDisease never reportedOIE, 2009
BhutanDisease not reportedOIE, 2009
Brunei DarussalamDisease not reportedOIE Handistatus, 2005
CambodiaNo information availableOIE, 2009
ChinaRestricted distributionOIE, 2009
-HenanPresentCAB ABSTRACTS Data Mining 2001
-Hong KongNo information availableOIE, 2009
-Nei MengguPresentCAB ABSTRACTS Data Mining 2001
-ShandongPresentCAB ABSTRACTS Data Mining 2001
-YunnanPresentCAB ABSTRACTS Data Mining 2001
Georgia (Republic of)Last reported1997OIE Handistatus, 2005
IndiaDisease never reportedOIE, 2009
-Andhra PradeshPresentCAB ABSTRACTS Data Mining 2001
-AssamPresentCAB ABSTRACTS Data Mining 2001
-BiharPresentCAB ABSTRACTS Data Mining 2001
-ChandigarhPresentCAB ABSTRACTS Data Mining 2001
-DelhiPresentCAB ABSTRACTS Data Mining 2001
-KarnatakaPresentCAB ABSTRACTS Data Mining 2001
-Tamil NaduPresentCAB ABSTRACTS Data Mining 2001
-Uttar PradeshPresentCAB ABSTRACTS Data Mining 2001
-West BengalPresentCAB ABSTRACTS Data Mining 2001
IndonesiaDisease not reportedOIE, 2009
IranDisease never reportedOIE, 2009
IraqDisease never reportedOIE, 2009
IsraelDisease never reportedOIE, 2009
JapanNo information availableOIE, 2009
JordanNo information availableOIE, 2009
KazakhstanDisease not reportedOIE, 2009
Korea, DPRDisease not reportedOIE Handistatus, 2005
Korea, Republic ofDisease not reportedOIE, 2009
KuwaitDisease never reportedOIE, 2009
KyrgyzstanPresentOIE, 2009
LaosPresentOIE, 2009
LebanonPresentOIE, 2009
MalaysiaDisease not reportedOIE, 2009
-Peninsular MalaysiaDisease not reportedOIE Handistatus, 2005
-SabahDisease never reportedOIE Handistatus, 2005
-SarawakCAB Abstracts data miningOIE Handistatus, 2005
MongoliaNo information availableOIE, 2009
MyanmarDisease not reportedOIE, 2009
NepalNo information availableOIE, 2009
OmanDisease never reportedOIE, 2009
PakistanNo information availableOIE, 2009
PhilippinesNo information availableOIE, 2009
QatarNo information availableOIE, 2009
Saudi ArabiaDisease never reportedOIE, 2009
SingaporeDisease never reportedOIE, 2009
Sri LankaDisease never reportedOIE, 2009
SyriaDisease not reportedOIE, 2009
TaiwanDisease never reportedOIE Handistatus, 2005
TajikistanDisease not reportedOIE, 2009
ThailandNo information availableOIE, 2009
TurkeyDisease never reportedOIE, 2009
TurkmenistanDisease not reportedOIE Handistatus, 2005
United Arab EmiratesNo information availableOIE, 2009
UzbekistanDisease not reportedOIE Handistatus, 2005
VietnamRestricted distributionOIE, 2009
YemenNo information availableNULLOIE, 2009

Africa

AlgeriaDisease not reportedOIE, 2009
AngolaPresentOIE, 2009
BeninPresentOIE, 2009
BotswanaDisease not reportedOIE, 2009
Burkina FasoPresentOIE, 2009
BurundiReported present or known to be present
CameroonNo information availableOIE Handistatus, 2005
Cape VerdeReported present or known to be presentOIE Handistatus, 2005
Central African RepublicReported present or known to be presentOIE Handistatus, 2005
ChadNo information availableOIE, 2009
CongoPresentOIE, 2009
Congo Democratic RepublicNo information availableOIE Handistatus, 2005
Côte d'IvoireReported present or known to be presentOIE Handistatus, 2005
DjiboutiDisease never reportedOIE, 2009
EgyptNo information availableOIE, 2009
EritreaNo information availableOIE, 2009
EthiopiaNo information availableOIE, 2009
GabonNo information availableOIE, 2009
GambiaNo information availableOIE, 2009
GhanaNo information availableOIE, 2009
GuineaNo information availableOIE, 2009
Guinea-BissauNo information availableOIE, 2009
KenyaAbsent, reported but not confirmedOIE, 2009
LesothoDisease not reportedOIE, 2009
LibyaDisease never reportedOIE Handistatus, 2005
MadagascarPresentOIE, 2009
MalawiPresentOIE, 2009
MaliNo information availableOIE, 2009
MauritiusDisease not reportedOIE, 2009
MoroccoNo information availableOIE, 2009
MozambiquePresentOIE, 2009
NamibiaDisease not reportedOIE, 2009
NigeriaNo information availableOIE, 2009
RéunionDisease not reportedOIE Handistatus, 2005
RwandaPresentOIE, 2009
Sao Tome and PrincipeLast reported2003OIE Handistatus, 2005
SenegalNo information availableOIE, 2009
SeychellesDisease not reportedOIE Handistatus, 2005
SomaliaDisease not reportedOIE Handistatus, 2005
South AfricaDisease not reportedOIE, 2009
SudanDisease never reportedOIE, 2009
SwazilandNo information availableOIE, 2009
TanzaniaAbsent, reported but not confirmedOIE, 2009
TogoPresentOIE, 2009
TunisiaDisease not reportedOIE, 2009
UgandaNo information availableOIE, 2009
ZambiaNo information availableOIE, 2009
ZimbabweDisease not reportedOIE, 2009

North America

BermudaDisease not reportedOIE Handistatus, 2005
CanadaDisease not reportedOIE, 2009
GreenlandDisease never reportedOIE, 2009
MexicoDisease not reportedOIE, 2009
USADisease not reportedOIE, 2009
-CaliforniaPresentCAB ABSTRACTS Data Mining 2001
-ColoradoPresentCAB ABSTRACTS Data Mining 2001
-GeorgiaDisease not reportedOIE, 2009
-IllinoisPresentCAB ABSTRACTS Data Mining 2001
-MarylandPresentCAB ABSTRACTS Data Mining 2001
-New YorkPresentCAB ABSTRACTS Data Mining 2001
-TexasPresentCAB ABSTRACTS Data Mining 2001

Central America and Caribbean

BarbadosDisease never reportedOIE Handistatus, 2005
BelizeDisease not reportedOIE, 2009
British Virgin IslandsDisease not reportedOIE Handistatus, 2005
Cayman IslandsDisease not reportedOIE Handistatus, 2005
Costa RicaNo information availableOIE, 2009
CubaDisease not reportedOIE, 2009
CuraçaoDisease not reportedOIE Handistatus, 2005
DominicaDisease not reportedOIE Handistatus, 2005
Dominican RepublicRestricted distributionOIE, 2009
El SalvadorPresentOIE, 2009
GuadeloupeNo information availableOIE, 2009
GuatemalaRestricted distributionOIE, 2009
HaitiAbsent, reported but not confirmedOIE, 2009
HondurasNo information availableOIE, 2009
JamaicaDisease never reportedOIE, 2009
MartiniqueDisease not reportedOIE, 2009
NicaraguaPresentOIE, 2009
PanamaNo information availableOIE, 2009
Saint Kitts and NevisDisease never reportedOIE Handistatus, 2005
Saint Vincent and the GrenadinesDisease never reportedOIE Handistatus, 2005
Trinidad and TobagoDisease never reportedOIE Handistatus, 2005

South America

ArgentinaPresentOIE, 2009
BoliviaRestricted distributionOIE, 2009
BrazilPresentOIE, 2009
-BahiaPresentCAB ABSTRACTS Data Mining 2001
-CearaPresentCAB ABSTRACTS Data Mining 2001
-Minas GeraisPresentCAB ABSTRACTS Data Mining 2001
-ParanaPresentCAB ABSTRACTS Data Mining 2001
-Rio Grande do SulPresentCAB ABSTRACTS Data Mining 2001
-Santa CatarinaPresentCAB ABSTRACTS Data Mining 2001
ChileRestricted distributionOIE, 2009
ColombiaPresentOIE, 2009
EcuadorPresentOIE, 2009
Falkland IslandsDisease never reportedOIE Handistatus, 2005
French GuianaDisease not reportedOIE, 2009
GuyanaDisease not reportedOIE Handistatus, 2005
ParaguayReported present or known to be presentOIE Handistatus, 2005
PeruRestricted distributionOIE, 2009
UruguayDisease not reportedOIE, 2009
VenezuelaPresentOIE, 2009

Europe

AlbaniaNo information availableOIE, 2009
AndorraDisease not reportedOIE Handistatus, 2005
AustriaNo information availableOIE, 2009
BelarusDisease not reportedOIE, 2009
BelgiumDisease not reportedOIE, 2009
Bosnia-HercegovinaDisease not reportedOIE Handistatus, 2005
BulgariaDisease not reportedOIE, 2009
CroatiaDisease not reportedOIE, 2009
CyprusDisease not reportedOIE, 2009
Czech RepublicDisease not reportedOIE, 2009
DenmarkDisease not reportedOIE, 2009
EstoniaDisease not reportedOIE, 2009
FinlandDisease not reportedOIE, 2009
FranceNo information availableOIE, 2009
GermanyDisease not reportedOIE, 2009
GreeceDisease not reportedOIE, 2009
HungaryDisease not reportedOIE, 2009
IcelandDisease never reportedOIE, 2009
IrelandDisease not reportedOIE, 2009
Isle of Man (UK)Disease not reportedOIE Handistatus, 2005
ItalyNo information availableOIE, 2009
JerseyDisease never reportedOIE Handistatus, 2005
LatviaDisease not reportedOIE, 2009
LiechtensteinDisease not reportedOIE, 2009
LithuaniaDisease not reportedOIE, 2009
LuxembourgDisease not reportedOIE, 2009
MacedoniaPresentOIE, 2009
MaltaDisease not reportedOIE, 2009
MoldovaLast reported1997OIE Handistatus, 2005
MontenegroDisease not reportedOIE, 2009
NetherlandsDisease not reportedOIE, 2009
NorwayDisease never reportedOIE, 2009
PolandNo information availableOIE, 2009
PortugalDisease not reportedOIE, 2009
RomaniaDisease not reportedOIE, 2009
Russian FederationNo information availableOIE, 2009
SerbiaDisease not reportedOIE, 2009
SlovakiaDisease not reportedOIE, 2009
SloveniaDisease not reportedOIE, 2009
SpainRestricted distributionOIE, 2009
SwedenDisease never reportedOIE, 2009
SwitzerlandDisease never reportedOIE, 2009
UKDisease not reportedOIE, 2009
-Northern IrelandDisease never reportedOIE Handistatus, 2005
UkraineDisease not reportedOIE, 2009
Yugoslavia (former)No information availableOIE Handistatus, 2005
Yugoslavia (Serbia and Montenegro)Last reported2003OIE Handistatus, 2005

Oceania

AustraliaDisease never reportedOIE, 2009
-New South WalesPresentCAB ABSTRACTS Data Mining 2001
-South AustraliaPresentCAB ABSTRACTS Data Mining 2001
French PolynesiaDisease not reportedOIE, 2009
New CaledoniaDisease never reportedOIE, 2009
New ZealandDisease never reportedOIE, 2009
SamoaDisease never reportedOIE Handistatus, 2005
VanuatuDisease never reportedOIE Handistatus, 2005
Wallis and Futuna IslandsNo information availableOIE Handistatus, 2005

Host Animals

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Animal nameContextLife stageSystem
Bos taurus (cattle)
Bubalus bubalis (Asian water buffalo)
Canis familiaris (dogs)
Felis catus (cat)
Homo sapiens
Mus musculus (house mouse)
Phocidae
Sus scrofa (pigs)Domesticated hostPigs: Weaner|Pigs/Growing-finishing pig|Pigs/Gilt|Pigs/Sow|Pigs/Boar
Ursus americanus

References

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OIE Handistatus, 2002. World Animal Health Publication and Handistatus II (dataset for 2001). Paris, France: Office International des Epizooties.

OIE Handistatus, 2003. World Animal Health Publication and Handistatus II (dataset for 2002). Paris, France: Office International des Epizooties.

OIE Handistatus, 2004. World Animal Health Publication and Handistatus II (data set for 2003). Paris, France: Office International des Epizooties.

OIE Handistatus, 2005. World Animal Health Publication and Handistatus II (data set for 2004). Paris, France: Office International des Epizooties.

OIE, 2009. World Animal Health Information Database - Version: 1.4. World Animal Health Information Database. Paris, France: World Organisation for Animal Health. http://www.oie.int

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