parasites of edible mollusks of the northeastern Gulf of Mexico.
Key Words: Checklist, trematodes, nematodes, cestodes
, acanthocephalans, sunfish, Centrarchidae, Lepomis macrochirus, Lepomis auritus, Muskogee County.
Hydatid cyst is an infectious disease which is most commonly caused by the cestode
parasite (tapeworm), Echinococcus granulosus and less commonly by echinococcus multilocularis.4 Dogs being the main host and cattle, sheep, horse and pig act as intermediate host.
procyonis has been reported from the raccoon from throughout North America, this represents the first report of this cestode
granulosus is one of the smallest cestodes
mature after 6 weeks.
infections Stage seen Species In man Common name Disease Taenia saginata Adult Beef tapeworm Rarely symptomatic Taenia solium Adult Pork tapeworm Rarely symptomatic Larva Cysticercosis Brain and tissue cysts Taenia multiceps Larva Bladderworm, Brain and eye cysts coenurosis E.
Each sheep was fed 20 adult cestodes
with fertilized egg proglottis by mouth, and all 16 sheep were raised under the same conditions.
Cestoda.--Thirty-six mice contained the adult cestode
, Catenotaenia dendritica (Goeze).
and trematodes were killed with hot formal-acetic acid alcohol (FAA), stained in hematoxylin and examined as whole mounts; nematodes were killed in hot FAA and mounted in lactophenol for examination.
For the first time, the cestode
Hymenolepis was detected in orangutans.
This infection is acquired via ingestion of cysticerci, the larvae of the Taenia solium (tapeworm, or cestode
), in uncooked/undercooked pork or fecally contaminated food or water.
In that study the cestode
Echinococcus multilocularis was found in rodents in Lithuania for the first time.