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What is Taeniasis?

What is Taeniasis?

Infection by a particular type of tapeworm e.g. beef tapeworm, pork tapeworm. Humans become infected usually through eating ...more »

  • Taeniasis: An infection with a type of tapeworm.

Taeniasis is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Taeniasis, or a subtype of Taeniasis, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Taeniasis: Introduction

Types of Taeniasis:

Broader types of Taeniasis:

What causes Taeniasis?

Causes of Taeniasis: see causes of Taeniasis

What are the symptoms of Taeniasis?

Symptoms of Taeniasis: see symptoms of Taeniasis

Can anyone else get Taeniasis?

More information: see contagiousness of Taeniasis
Inheritance: see inheritance of Taeniasis

Taeniasis: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Taeniasis.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Taeniasis.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Taeniasis: Infectious Disease Specialist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Taeniasis.
Treatments for Taeniasis: see treatments for Taeniasis
Research for Taeniasis: see research for Taeniasis

Society issues for Taeniasis


Hospitalization statistics for Taeniasis: The following are statistics from various sources about hospitalizations and Taeniasis:

  • 0% (2) of hospital consultant episodes were for taeniasis in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 100% of caseds of taeniasis required hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 0% of hospital consultant episodes for taeniasis were for men in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 100% of hospital consultant episodes for taeniasis were for women in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
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Name and Aliases of Taeniasis

Main name of condition: Taeniasis

Other names or spellings for Taeniasis:

Cysticercosis, Neurocysticercosis, Submacular Cysticercosis
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

 

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