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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