[Study on number and mature rate of eggs in gravid proglottids of Taenia solium].Uploader: Moogulabar 3 month ago Subscribe 7
Visualization of the branches can be improved by clearing the specimen in lactophenol followed by India ink injection into the lateral genital pore. Typical of cestodes, its body is flattened dorsoventrally and heavily segmented. The reproductive systems of the youngest, anteriormost proglottids are not yet formed but more posterior proglottids have increasingly better-developed reproductive systems. It is the most common large human tapeworm. For an overview including prevention and control visit www. The danger comes, not from the adult worms in the intestine, rather from the cysticercus larva which, although they normally infest the intermediate host a pig , can also develop in humans if onchospheres are ingested.