Review of taeniasis in Asia.

  title={Review of taeniasis in Asia.},
  author={P. C. Fan},
  journal={Zhonghua Minguo wei sheng wu ji mian yi xue za zhi = Chinese journal of microbiology and immunology},
  volume={28 2},
  • P. C. Fan
  • Published 1995 in
    Zhonghua Minguo wei sheng wu ji mian yi xue za…
Although Asian Taenia is closely related to T. saginata, it is a genetically distinct entity and can be distinguished from the classical T. saginata. Man is the only definite host of this parasite. The domestic pig and wild boar in Taiwan as well as domestic pig in Korea have been determined to be the natural intermediate hosts. Moreover, the pig has been demonstrated to be the most favorable experimental intermediate host. The cysticerci are situated mainly in the liver. They are smaller than… CONTINUE READING