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Taenia saginata is the most common species of tapeworm infecting humans. Infection is acquired by eating cysticercus larvae in undercooked beef. A closely related species, T. asiatica, is found in eastern and southeastern Asia. The larvae of T. asiatica develop in viscera of pigs. In northern...

Author(s)
Konyaev, S. V.; Nakao, M.; Ito, A.; Lavikainen, A.
Publisher
National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, USA
Citation
Emerging Infectious Diseases, 2017, 23, 12, pp 2030-2037
Abstract

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
Abstract

Background: The freshwater snail Indoplanorbis exustus is found across India, Southeast Asia, central Asia (Afghanistan), Arabia and Africa. Indoplanorbis is of economic importance in that it is responsible for the transmission of several species of the genus Schistosoma which infect cattle and...

Author(s)
Liu LiAng; Mondal, M. M. H.; Idris, M. A.; Lokman, H. S.; Rajapakse, R. P. V. J.; Satrija, F.; Diaz, J. L.; Upatham, E. S.; Attwood, S. W.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Parasites and Vectors, 2010, 3, 57, pp (5 July 2010)
Abstract

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

This paper reports that the prevalence of snails infected with Schistosoma japonicum was reduced in 2 marshland areas of China [Jiangxi Province], when measures were taken to control the sources of infection (residents working in the marshland). The important role of cattle in the transmission of ...

Author(s)
Liu HongYun; Hu Fei; Su LiHua; Liu YaoMin; Yu Jia; Wang LaMei
Citation
Chinese Journal of Parasitic Disease Control, 1996, 9, 3, pp 182-184
Abstract

A total of 3534 faecal samples from buffalo and cattle calves were collected from the Livestock Experimental Station, Bahadurnagar (Okara), Qadirabad (Sahiwal) and various villages of District Okara, Pakistan. 250 of 1732 (14.4%) samples from calves < 1 year of age and 129 of 1802 (7.2%) samples from calves ≥1 to 3 years of age were positive for gastrointestinal parasites. Oesophagostomum radiatum was the most common...

Author(s)
Javed, S.; Ahmad, R.; Anjum, R.; Saeed-ur-Rehman
Citation
Pakistan Veterinary Journal, 1993, 13, 2, pp 88-89
Abstract

The results of an epidemiological investigation of Schistosoma japonicum infection in humans, cattle, buffaloes and other domestic animals, and Oncomelania snails, in 2 villages in China are presented. Chuanxing village is located in a plateau basin in Sichuan Province, and Zhonghe village is...

Author(s)
Zheng Jiang; Gu XueGuang; Qiu ZongLin
Citation
Chinese Journal of Parasitology & Parasitic Diseases, 1996, 14, 1, pp 1-4
Abstract

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

Sihala abattoir at Islamabad, Pakistan was visited twice a week from June, 1987 to September, 1988. Lungs, heart, liver, spleen and kidneys of 210 freshly slaughtered cattle, 372 buffaloes and 34 camels were examined for hydatid cysts. The degree of infection in each organ was recorded on an...

Author(s)
Khan, M. Q.; Afzal, M.; Ali, S.
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 1990, 37, 2, pp 163-168

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