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Taeniasis is the infection of humans with the adult tapeworm of Taenia saginata or Taenia solium. Humans are the only definitive hosts for T. saginata and T.

Taenia solium infection (taeniasis) is an intestinal infection with adult tapeworms that follows ingestion of contaminated pork. Cysticercosis is infection with.

Taenia solium, the so-called pork tapeworm, is a tapeworm belonging to the cyclophyllid The adult worm has humans as its main host and has a flat, ribbon -like body which is white and measures 2 to 3 metres long or more. Its tiny long.