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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
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 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

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
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
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
Abstract

In order to determine the prevalence of taeniasis, epidemiological surveys were conducted in 1986 and 1987, in Weo-Wum-Ri and Ku-Wom-Ri on Cheju Island, Korea Republic. The overall infection rate was 7% (76 of 1102). The prevalence of infected males (99%) was higher than that of females (5%). The...

Author(s)
Fan, P. C.; Soh, C. T.
Citation
Yonsei Reports on Tropical Medicine, 1989, 20, pp 64-67
Abstract

In order to understand the role of raw meat and viscera eating habits in the transmission of taeniasis in Asian counties, 1502 infected aborigines in 10 mountainous districts/towns of 6 counties in Taiwan, 58 infected persons in 2 villages on Cheju Island, Korea, and 97 cases in Ambarita District...

Author(s)
Fan, P. C.; Chung, W. C.; Soh, C. T.; Kosman, M. L.
Citation
Acta Tropica, 1992, 50, 4, pp 305-315
Abstract

In an area of Hubei province, central China, where B. malayi is transmitted by A. sinensis, 3 villages were followed for 4 years (in studies conducted in 1983-89) without any control measures. Diethylcarbamazine (DEC) had been used in a control programme, reducing the parasite rate in Shuiwa from...

Author(s)
Zhang, S. Q.; Zhang, Q. J.; Cheng, F.; Wang, L.; Pen, G. P.
Citation
Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 1991, 94, 4, pp 245-250

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