Parasitología al día
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TORRES, MARISA et al. Teniosis: Serie clínica en 35 pacientes TENIOSIS: A CLINICAL SERIE OF 35 HUMAN CASES. Parasitol. día [online]. 2001, vol.25, n.1-2, pp. 55-59. ISSN 0716-0720. doi: 10.4067/S0716-07202001000100010.
A clinical series of 35 patients with taeniosis is described. Their ages is between 4 and 71 years old. 32 of them come from the urban area. There are 6 cases with Taenia solium, 24 cases with Taenia saginata, 4 infected with Taenia spp and 1 case with Diphyllobothrium latum. The reason for seeking medical advise in 34 cases was the proglottides elimination. 22 patients had the antecedent to eat raw beef meat and 5 of them ate in addition raw pork meat. The elimination of proglottides fluctuated between 4 days and 40 years. The patients were treated with niclosamida or praziquantel, and they did not present adverse reactions to medication
Keywords : Teniosis; Taenia solium; Taenia saginata Diphyllobothrium latum.