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Opisthorchiasis is a public health problem in South-East Asian countries and Eastern Europe. The infection implicates mainly two species of Opisthorchis, namely O. viverrini and O. felineus, that occur mostly in fish-eating mammals and humans, although there are rare reports of human cases...

Author(s)
Sahu, R.; Biswal, D. K.; Roy, B.; Tandon, V.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK
Citation
Journal of Helminthology, 2016, 90, 5, pp 607-614
Abstract

Within the genus Taenia, three species are human parasites: T. solium, T. saginata and a new uncommon species, T. asiatica, described recently in Asia. T. saginata and T. solium live as adult tapeworms in human intestines, where they cause taeniasis. T. saginata is widely present worldwide, in all...

Author(s)
Bouteille, B.
Publisher
John Libbey Eurotext, Montrouge, France
Citation
Médecine et Santé Tropicales, 2014, 24, 4, pp 367-374
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Hunt, P. W.; McEwan, J. C.; Miller, J. E.
Publisher
Malaysian Society of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Citation
Tropical Biomedicine, 2008, 25, 1, Supplement, pp 18-33
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Practical helminth control in smallholder systems needs to match technical options with local knowledge, locally available animal and feed resources and the needs of both producers and consumers. Despite extensive research over many decades the uptake of new technology in these systems has been...

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Gray, G. D.; Knox, M. R.; Cargill, C.
Publisher
Malaysian Society of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Citation
Tropical Biomedicine, 2008, 25, 1, Supplement, pp 1-8
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Human taeniasis caused by Taenia saginata in eastern Asia has a distinctive epidemiological pattern and cysticercosis is more frequent in pigs than in cattle. To determine the taxonomic status of T. saginata in this region, field surveys, experimental infections, and morphological and immunological ...

Author(s)
Fan PingChin; Chung WenCheng
Citation
Chinese Journal of Microbiology and Immunology, 1998, 31, 2, pp 84-89
Abstract

An isolated focus of schistosomiasis covering an area of 2000 ha is confined in the northeastern part of Bohol Island, Philippines. An ambitious programme to eliminate schistosomiasis was initiated on the island in February 1986. The main control strategies are: (1) to control snails (Oncomelania...

Author(s)
Yasuraoka, K.; Blas, B. L.; Matsuda, H.; Irie, Y.; Nihei, N.; Ohmae, H.; Yokoi, H.; Hambre, R.; Pangilinan, R.; Autentico, C.; Tanaka, H.
Citation
Japanese Journal of Parasitology, 1996, 45, 5, pp 391-399
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During 1980-92, a general survey on the epidemiology of hydatid disease was carried out in Tacheng, Yumin, Emin and Tuoti County, Tacheng Region, Xinjiang, China. The Carson test with hydatid cyst fluid as antigen indicated that 2995 of 43 966 inhabitants (6.8%) were positive, with no great...

Author(s)
Qi ZhiRong; Yang WeiJun; Song XiuSheng; Guo ShuiFa; Ge YouSheng; Yang WenChuan; Lin YuGuang; Hong LingXian; Guan JiaZhen; Peng WenFeng
Citation
Endemic Diseases Bulletin, 1995, 10, 2, pp 50-54
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This review covers the morphology, life cycle and epidemiology (in Taiwan, Korea, Indonesia, Thailand and the Philippines) of the Asian Taenia saginata-like tapeworm. Also included is a discussion of human eating habits related to Asian taeniasis; patterns of family disease and multiple infection;...

Author(s)
Fan, P. C.
Citation
Chinese Journal of Microbiology and Immunology, 1995, 28, 2, pp 79-94
Abstract

This information kit is a welcome addition to the growing number of publications in the field of traditional veterinary medicine and practices. It is particularly useful in covering a neglected area in veterinary extension work: the use of traditional medicines and medicinal plants. The kit...

Publisher
International Institute of Rural Reconstruction (IIRR), Cavite, Philippines
Citation
Ethnoveterinary medicine in Asia: an information kit on traditional animal health care practices., 1994, pp iii + 145 pp.
Abstract

Sixteen cross bred Landrace-Duroc-Hampshire pigs were inoculated per os with 25 000-90 000 eggs of Asian T. saginata (tentatively called T. saginata taiwanensis) which is known to infect humans by way of the internal organs of intermediate host animals. 2 further pigs were used as uninfected...

Author(s)
Eom, K. S.; Rim, H. J.; Geerts, S.
Citation
Korean Journal of Parasitology, 1992, 30, 4, pp 269-275

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