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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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.
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Sin embargo, se ha podido determinar que en las poblaciones cazadoras recolectoras de zonas litorales marinas la presencia de estas patologias estaria relacionada con la ingesta del parasito Diphyllobothrium pacificum, que se encuentra en peces y en lobos marinos que son consumidos crudos (Reinhard y Urban 2003), lo que se compadece con la gran cantidad de fauna ictiologica recuperada en el sitio.
Al cestodo Diphyllobothrium pacificum (Nybelin, 1931) Margolis, 1956 (Miranda et al.
maculatus (Macchi et al., 1999) y por esta via son infectados por Diphyllobothrium latum (Torres et al., 1998).
A dog from Yokota Air Base was positive for Diphyllobothrium latum (Linnaeus) in a fecal float.