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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

Six 34- to 44-day-old Small-Ear-Miniature pigs and one 14-day-old Holstein calf were each fed 10 000 Taenia eggs collected from a patient in the Philippines, and sacrificed 27-43 days pi. The infection rate was 100% for both pigs and calf with cysticerci recovery rates of 11% and 6%, respectively....

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Fan, P. C.; Lin, C. Y.; Chung, W. C.
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International Journal for Parasitology, 1992, 22, 2, pp 235-238
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...

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

In the present study, one DYL pig (5-day old), four L-SEM pigs (37-day old), three SEM pigs (44-day old), one Holstein calf (8-day old) and two Sannean goats (5-day old) were each fed 1000, 30 000, or 380 000 eggs of the Korea Taenia (Cheju strain) and were sacrificed 16-105 days after inoculation. ...

Author(s)
Fan, P. C.; Lin, C. Y.; Wu, C. C.; Chung, W. C.; Soh, C. T.
Citation
Annals of Tropical Medicine and Parasitology, 1989, 83, 4, pp 395-403
Abstract

Three 58-day old Small-Ear-Miniature (SEM) pigs, six 36-day old Landrace-Small-Ear-Miniature (L-SEM) pigs, and two 5-day old Holstein calves were each fed 3000 or 30 000 Indonesia Taenia (Samosir strain) eggs and killed 27-195 days later. A total of 4922 cysticerci were recovered only from the...

Author(s)
Fan, P. C.; Lin, C. Y.; Kosman, M. L.; Kosin, E.
Citation
International Journal for Parasitology, 1989, 19, 7, pp 809-812

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