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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Fish tapeworms can reach 10m in length, and live coiled up in the intestines.
The Asian fish tapeworm is present in the basin throughout the year, with high values of prevalence and mean intensity.
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To the Editor: Diphyllobothrium latum, a fish tapeworm, has a complex cycle including copepods and freshwater fish as intermediate hosts.
I discuss here information indicating that salmon aquaculture may be involved in expanding the range of fish tapeworm infections in nature and to humans.
Characterization of the complete mitochondrial genome of Diphyllobothrium nihonkaiense (Diphyllobothriidae: Cestoda), and development of molecular markers for differentiating fish tapeworms. Mol Cells.
Testing for parasites, including amoeba, round worms (Ascaris lumbricoides), Cestodes (tapeworms, including fish tapeworms), Toxoplasma gondii (cat feces parasites), Babesia (one co-infection of Lyme), pork tapeworm (Taenia solium), pinworms with rectal itching (Enterobius vermicularis) and scores of others are worth seeking and treating in our patients.
To facilitate differential identification of morphologically indistinguishable human-infecting broad fish tapeworms (D.