Diphyllobothrium

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Diphyllobothrium

[dī‚fil·ō′bäth·rē·əm]
(invertebrate zoology)
A genus of tapeworms; including parasites of humans, dogs, and cats. Formerly known as Dibothriocephalus.
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The first 2 human cases of diphyllobothriosis caused by this species were briefly reported from Callao, Lima, Peru, in 1957 (3).
So far, [approximately equal to] 50 records of diphyllobothriosis caused by A.
History of Adenocephalus pacificus Diphyllobothriosis among Humans
To the Editor: Diphyllobothriosis, infection by tapeworms of the genus Diphyllobothrium (Cestada: Di phyllobothriidea) (7), is a well-known disease of humans.
We critically examined all recent records of diphyllobothriosis in Spain to clarify species identification because published morphologic data indicated misdiagnosis (online Technical Appendix Table).
However, it is obvious that the recent emergence of diphyllobothriosis caused by nonendemic species such as D.
Diphyllobothriosis is a fishborne cestodiasis caused by infection with adult tapeworms belonging to the genus Diphyllobothrium Cobbold, 1858 (1-5); the most frequent etiologic agents are D.
In mainland China, 15 cases of diphyllobothriosis among humans have been reported since the first report in 1927 through 2012; the etiologic species was identified as D.
latum and the parasite that caused human diphyllobothriosis associated with the consumption of Pacific salmon in Japan (1-3).
Visceral diphyllobothriosis in a cultured rainbow trout, Oncorhynchus mykiss (Walbaum), in Chile.