Coenurosis, a fatal disease of sheep is caused by Coenurus cerebralis, a bladder metacestode
stage of Multiceps multiceps, which inhabits the small intestine of canines and wild carnivores as the definitive hosts (Soulsby, 1982).
vogeli cestodes (adult cestode carriers; wild rodents, especially pacas (Cuniculus paca), may be the most common intermediate hosts (larvae or metacestode
An aberrant acephalic metacestode
and other parasites of Masticophis flagellum (Reptilia: Serpentes) from Texas.
Larvae of Anisakidae and the metacestode
Scolex pleuronectis Muller, 1758 represented, respectively, the second and third most prevalent taxon (Table 1).
Hydatidosis caused by metacestode
(larvae) of Echinococcus granulosus in livestock and human beings is an important global public health problem (Sadjjadi, 2006).
Humans are intermediate hosts in which the infective metacestode
stage develops after peroral infection with eggs.
Hydatid disease, hydatidosis and cystic echinococcosis are all terms describing infection with the metacestode
ofthe tapeworm, Echinococcus (Wen et al.
Intensidad de infeccion media (IIM) y prevalencia (Pv) del metacestode
1995) permitiendo el establecimiento y desarrollo del metacestode
Taenia solium metacestode
antigens in ELISA for the diagnosis of bovine cysticercosis.
Anti-Taenia solium metacestode
IgG antibodies in serum samples from inhabitants of a central-western region of Brazil.
Hepatic cystic echinococcosis is caused by infection with the metacestode
stage of the tapeworm Echinococcosis granulosus.