Dibothriocephalus


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Dibothriocephalus

[¦dī·bə‚thrī·ə′sef·ə·ləs]
(invertebrate zoology)
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Diphyllobothriasis caused by the adult tapeworm Diphyllobothrium nihonkaiense (proposed as Dibothriocephalus nihonkaiensis in 2017) (2), an infection closely associated with the consumption of raw Pacific salmon, is the most frequently occurring foodborne parasitic infection in Japan.
In Japan, the causative agent of diphyllobothriasis has long been considered to be the tapeworm Diphyllobothrium latum (proposed as Dibothriocephalus latus in 2017) (2), ever since the first case of diphyllobothriasis reported in 1889 (12).
Studies on Dibothriocephalus latus, with special reference to the second intermediate host in Japan [in German].