Taeniasis and cysticercosis

Cook, G. C.
October 1998
Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine;Oct1998, Vol. 91 Issue 10, p534
Academic Journal
The article focuses on tapeworms and health problems caused by them. According to the author, apart from Taenia saginata and T. solium, tapeworms are not a serious health hazard. The cerebral involvement of these tapeworms is a very serious matter which remains poorly understood. However, the diagnosis of intestinal Luminal infection and cysticercosis have become easier with the newer diagnostic techniques.


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