A Glance at Taenia Saginata Infection, Diagnosis, Vaccine, Biological Control and Treatment

Author(s): Claudio V. Silva, Julia M. Costa-Cruz.

Journal Name: Infectious Disorders - Drug Targets

Volume 10 , Issue 5 , 2010

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Abstract:

The Taenia saginata taeniasis-cysticercosis complex is a cosmopolitan zoonosis of great medical, veterinary and economic importance where humans play an important role as the carrier of adult stage and cattle as carrier of the larval stage of the parasite. Here we reviewed aspects concerning diagnosis, vaccine development, biological control and treatment of the disease.

Keywords: Biological control, Cysticercus bovis, diagnosis, Taenia saginata, treatment, vaccine, taeniasis-cysticercosis complex, Taeniasis, cysticerci, Taenia solium, ELISA, Echinococcus, PCR, restriction fragment length polymorphism, RFLP, DdeI, loop-mediated isothermal amplification, LAMP, T. crassiceps, Sarcocystis, Actinobacillus, Taenia hydatigena, Taenia taeniaeformis, oncospheres, T. pisiformis, Confocal fluorescence microscopy, Pochonia chlamydosporia, Duddingtonia flagrans, Nematophagous fungi, Monacrosporium, Duddingtonia, Nitazoxanide, Cryptosporidium parvum, Giardia lamblia, Hymenolepis nana, Trichuris trichiura, Ascaris lumbricoides, Fasciola hepatica, Entamoeba histolytica, Taenia solium/saginata

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VOLUME: 10
ISSUE: 5
Year: 2010
Page: [313 - 321]
Pages: 9
DOI: 10.2174/187152610793180894
Price: $58

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