Cysticercosis

Known as: Cysticerciasis, Cysticercoses, Cysticercosis [Disease/Finding] 
A parasitic infection caused by the larval form of Taenia solium. It is a disseminated infection affecting the central nervous system, subcutaneous… (More)
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
BACKGROUND Taenia solium cysticercosis is an important zoonosis in many developing countries. Human neurocysticercosis is… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Cysticercosis has emerged as a cause of severe neurologic disease in the United States. We evaluated cysticercosis-related deaths… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Several diagnostic techniques are used to estimate the prevalence of the zoonotic tapeworm Taenia solium in pigs, but none of… (More)
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Review
2003
Review
2003
Several reports of patients with cysticercosis from many countries in Asia such as India, China, Indonesia, Thailand, Korea… (More)
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Review
2001
Review
2001
Neurocysticercosis is the most common helminthic infection of the CNS but its diagnosis remains difficult. Clinical… (More)
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Review
2000
Review
2000
The larval stage of the pork tapeworm (Taenia solium) infects the human nervous system, causing neurocysticercosis. This disease… (More)
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Review
1996
Review
1996
Taenia solium cysticercosis is a major public health problem in several areas of the world. While the disease has a recognized… (More)
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
Taeniasis and cysticercosis are, respectively, infections with the adult and larval stages of tapeworm parasites belonging to… (More)
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
In countries where cysticercosis is endemic, the proportion of epilepsy due to cysticercosis is not well documented. To… (More)
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Highly Cited
1989
Highly Cited
1989
An enzyme-linked immunoelectrotransfer blot (EITB) assay was developed for immunodiagnosing human cysticercosis. The assay uses… (More)
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