TITLE

Taeniasis and cysticercosis

AUTHOR(S)
Cook, G. C.
PUB. DATE
October 1998
SOURCE
Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine;Oct1998, Vol. 91 Issue 10, p534
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
23069917

 

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