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Who is more likely to catch tapeworm?
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Dr. DAVID AMOS
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree
In brief: Tapeworm
People who live in an endemic who eat raw beef or raw pork.

In brief: Tapeworm
People who live in an endemic who eat raw beef or raw pork.
Dr. DAVID AMOS
Dr. DAVID AMOS
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Dr. Shah Chowdhury
Pediatrics
In brief: Tapeworms (T)
Found in all continents except antarctica.
Types: #1, beef t. (tinea saginata);#2. Pork t. (tinea soleum), #3. Fish t (d. Latum, longest, 10-20 meter, max in alaska). Infestation occur by eating undercooked, infected meat, fish. Prolong freezing and thorough cooking prevents infection.#4.Dog / cat t. (d. Canium), spread by close contact or ingestion of flees. #5. Human t (h. Nana) from poor hygiene.

In brief: Tapeworms (T)
Found in all continents except antarctica.
Types: #1, beef t. (tinea saginata);#2. Pork t. (tinea soleum), #3. Fish t (d. Latum, longest, 10-20 meter, max in alaska). Infestation occur by eating undercooked, infected meat, fish. Prolong freezing and thorough cooking prevents infection.#4.Dog / cat t. (d. Canium), spread by close contact or ingestion of flees. #5. Human t (h. Nana) from poor hygiene.
Dr. Shah Chowdhury
Dr. Shah Chowdhury
Thank
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