Cysticercosis is a tissue infection caused by the young form of the pork tapeworm cite web People may have few or no symptoms for years. In some cases, particularly in Asia, solid lumps of between one and two centimetres may develop under the skin. After months or years these ...
Epidemiology of taeniosis/cysticercosis in Europe, a systematic review: Western Europe.
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Parasites & vectors, ISSN: 1756-3305, Vol: 10, Issue: 1, Page: 349
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- Immunology and Microbiology; Medicine
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Taenia solium and Taenia saginata are zoonotic parasites of public health importance. Data on their occurrence in humans and animals in western Europe are incomplete and fragmented. In this study, we aimed to update the current knowledge on the epidemiology of these parasites in this region.