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  1. photo Breaking: CNN – Worms Can Invade Your Brain from Eating This Common FoodBreaking: CNN – Worms Can Invade Your Brain from Eating This Common FoodTreatment
    : The first form of infection – is by consuming undercooked pork from infected pigs, resulting in taeniasis – an adult worm residing in the intestine. The second form of infections – is in the larval formRead more
  2. photo Breaking: CNN – Worms Can Invade Your Brain from Eating This Common FoodBreaking: CNN – Worms Can Invade Your Brain from Eating This Common FoodTreatment
    forms, Taenia Solumin, in two forms: The first form is through eating undercooked pork from infected pigs. This results in taeniasis, which is an adult worm that lives in the intestines. The second formRead more

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Taeniasis

Disease

Taeniasis is a parasitic disease due to infection with tapeworms belonging to the genus Taenia. The two most important human pathogens in the genus are Taenia solium the pork tapeworm) and Taenia saginata (the beef tapeworm). The third species Taenia asiatica is found only in East Asia. Taeniasis is generally asymptomatic, but heavy infection causes weight loss, dizziness, abdominal pain,...More