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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;...

Fan, P. C.
Chinese Journal of Microbiology and Immunology, 1995, 28, 2, pp 79-94

Although people in East Asia eat more raw and/or uncooked meat and viscera of pigs than cattle, human T. saginata infection is more commonly reported than T. solium. In an attempt to understand this phenomenon, eggs of the T. saginata-like tapeworms from infected persons in Taiwan, Korea Republic,...

Fan, P. C.; Soh, C. T.; Kosin, E.
Yonsei Reports on Tropical Medicine, 1990, 21, pp 39-56

Between 10 and 30% of swamp buffalo (Bubalus bubalis) calves in Thailand die before they are weaned. Most of the deaths are caused by parasites. Invasion of the calf's umbilicus by Streptococcus or Corynebacterium easily occurs and the wound may be invaded by screwworms [larvae of Chrysomya...

Usanakornkul, S.
Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
Swamp buffalo reproduction., 1987, Ed. 2, pp 245-251

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