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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

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 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...

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

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,...

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