A multi-country research team set out to determine the distribution of Taenia saginata in the Americas in a recent study published in the journal, Parasites and Vectors. Taenia saginata is a zoonotic...

Taenia solium is a tapeworm that people get from eating raw or undercooked “measly pork”. The pork meat has cysticerci (the larval stage) which in the human intestine mature to an adult tapeworm. Here...

Taeniasis is a parasitic disease due to infection with tapeworms belonging to the genus Taenia. Three tapeworm species cause taeniasis in humans, Taenia solium, Taenia saginata and Taenia asiatica. On...