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Pork tapeworm

pork tapeworm

Known formally as taenia solium, contracted from undercooked or measly pork (pork infected with the larval forms of the tapeworm). Can grow to be 3-6 feet (0.9-1.8 m) long in the human intestine. Also known as the armed tapeworm and the measly tapeworm.

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Phylum Platyhelminthes

1. What is the prevalence (rate-) of beef, pork, fish and dwarf tapeworm in humans? They have a 1% rate of beef tapeworm in the USA.

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by purplec16
Sat Feb 06, 2010 10:32 pm
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Topic: Phylum Platyhelminthes
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The Fiber Disease

... Morg disease Highest cases of :HIV Neurocysticercosis> this is the pork tapeworm (hey, get this: I do not eat pork!) In the US: NCC is mainly a disease of immigrants ...

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by London
Wed Jul 12, 2006 12:45 pm
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... some of these medical reminds I don’t think I would try. Like using a pork tapeworm to help with IBS or Crones disease. But leeches I'm just fine with. If you find something ...

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by February Beetle
Tue Feb 07, 2006 4:02 am
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Topic: Leeches
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