Immunology of Taenia solium taeniasis and human cysticercosis.

@article{Garca2014ImmunologyOT,
  title={Immunology of Taenia solium taeniasis and human cysticercosis.},
  author={H{\'e}ctor Hugo Barradas Garc{\'i}a and Selena Rodriguez and Jon S Friedland},
  journal={Parasite immunology},
  year={2014},
  volume={36 8},
  pages={
          388-96
        }
}
The life cycle of Taenia solium, the pork tapeworm, is continuously closed in many rural settings in developing countries when free roaming pigs ingest human stools containing T. solium eggs and develop cysticercosis, and humans ingest pork infected with cystic larvae and develop intestinal taeniasis, or may also accidentally acquire cysticercosis by faecal-oral contamination. Cysticercosis of the human nervous system, neurocysticercosis, is a major cause of seizures and other neurological… CONTINUE READING
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