Diphyllobothrium latum


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Diphyllobothrium latum

[dī‚fil·ō′bäth·rē·əm ′lād·əm]
(invertebrate zoology)
A large tapeworm that infects humans, dogs, and cats; causes anemia and disorders of the nervous and digestive systems in humans.
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Another case in a student from Trujillo, Peru was erroneously reported as having been caused by Diphyllobothrium latum (Linnaeus, 1758) (4).
Presencia en Trujillo Peru, del Diphyllobothrium latum (Linneo, 1758) Luhe, 1910.
A dog from Yokota Air Base was positive for Diphyllobothrium latum (Linnaeus) in a fecal float.
diminuta, Diphyllobothrium latum, and Dipylidium caninum.
Scandinavian fishermen who immigrated to the lake regions of Michigan and Wisconsin in the 1800s brought the fish tapeworm, Diphyllobothrium latum, with them.
Bu vitaminin yetersizligine, genellikle gastrik parietal hucreler tarafindan salgilanan intrensek faktorun eksikligi ya da daha nadir olarak malabsorbsiyon olusturan gastrointestinal hastaliklar (colyak hastaligi, genis gastrik ve ileal rezeksiyonlar, barsak kor luplari vb), diphyllobothrium latum infestasyonu ve nitroz oksit ehirlenmesi gibi durumlar neden olur (7-9).
Asymptomatic infection by Diphyllobothrium latum in a Spanish 3-year-old child [in Spanish].
A human case caused by Diphyllobothrium latum in Heilongjiang Province [in Chinese].
Broad tapeworms such as Diphyllobothrium latum and D.
To the Editor: Diphyllobothrium latum, a fish tapeworm, has a complex cycle including copepods and freshwater fish as intermediate hosts.
Several recent publications report outbreaks of human cases of infection by the fish tapeworm Diphyllobothrium latum in Brazil (5-9).
Prolonged or heavy Diphyllobothrium latum infection may cause megaloblastic anemia due to parasite-mediated dissociation of the vitamin [B.