PA1807-1

Stool: Taenia species –  Shipped July 03, 2018

Educational Highlights

  • Identification of adult worms to the species level is not possible from the eggs because Taenia solium and Taenia saginata eggs look identical
  • Humans are the only definitive hosts for T. saginata (beef tape-worm), T. solium (pork tapeworm) and T. asiatica (Asian tapeworm).

Full critique (PDF)

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