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Cestoda

[se′stō·də]
(invertebrate zoology)
A subclass of tapeworms including most members of the class Cestoidea; all are endoparasites of vertebrates.
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Diphyllobothrium nihonkaiense and other marine-origin cestodes. In: Otsuru M, Kamegai S, Hayashi S, editors.
The frequency of occurrence of this cestode infection out of Pakistan is also low in prevalence.
Cystic echinococcosis (CE) is a cyclozoonosis caused by the larval stage of the taeniid cestode Echinococcus granulosus.
Amongst 158 positive samples, 117(17.46%) 32 (4.78%), 09 (1.34%) and 19 (2.84%) were positive for GI nematodes, trematodes, cestodes and mixed infection, respectively.
Observed histological changes in intestine of female lesser flamingo infected with multiple cestodes, cestodes dilated the absorbing power of intestine for nutrients and vitamins [11].
One hundred and forty-three articles were selected, featuring monogeneans as the most studied parasite group, followed by digeneans and cestodes. Only three studies investigated the three groups of parasites (Figure 1A).
Cestodes infestation has been the leading cause of severe sheep loss in terms of poor performance (Hussain et al., 2004).
It is estimated that there are more than 35 species of plants which are being used worldwide against Cestodes, 20 against trematodes and more than 40 against nematodes.
Parasitological examination, which revealed that 39.1% of the children attending the above-mentioned high school in eastern Afghanistan were infected with pathogenic intestinal parasites, helped implement appropriate treatment in line with current standards of the antiparasitic therapy.7 Of 535 children infected with nematodes (n=326, 23.8%), cestodes (n=118, 7.7%), trematodes (n=12, 0.9%), and protozoa (n=228, 16.7%), 132 were diagnosed with co-infections (mainly ascariasis+giardiasis, ascariasis+hymenolepiasis) and received combined therapy (albendazole+metronidazole, albendazole +praziquantel) (Table-I).
Chlamydia, etc.), ciliates, gregarines, nematodes, cestodes, and metacercariae of trematodes: each of these could be tallied individually following procedures described by Ellis et al.
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