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Cysticercosis (neurocysticercosis). BIOL 402 Janki Patel. Cysticercosis is caused by tapeworms!. Tapeworms are gross!. Two different theories explain the origin of tapeworms. 1) Domestication of animals 10,000 years ago. Two different theories explain the origin of tapeworms.

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Two different theories explain the origin of tapeworms
Two different theories explain the origin of tapeworms.

1) Domestication of animals 10,000 years ago


Two different theories explain the origin of tapeworms1
Two different theories explain the origin of tapeworms.

2) Scavenging of food 2 million years ago by African hominids


Three types of tapeworms infect humans
Three types of tapeworms infect humans.

  • Taenia solium

  • Taenia asiatica

  • Taenia saginata


Taenia solium causes cysticercosis
Taenia solium causes cysticercosis.


Pigs are intermediate hosts
Pigs are intermediate hosts.

  • Feces → intestine → blood vessel → muscle


Humans are final hosts
Humans are final hosts.

  • Feces/meat → intestine → body





Cysticercosis can be diagnosed several ways
Cysticercosis can be diagnosed several ways. being noticed!

  • Travels

  • Eating

  • MRI or CT brain scans

  • Blood tests

  • Surgery


Treatment depends on each individual case
Treatment depends on each individual case. being noticed!

  • Anti-parasitic drugs

  • Anti-inflammatory drugs

  • Surgery





So what do we do now
So what do we do now? from 1990-2002!

  • S3PVAC vaccine

  • Health education


Picture sources
Picture Sources from 1990-2002!

  • http://www.cdc.gov/ncidod/eid/vol3no3/evans.gif

  • http://www.urmc.rochester.edu/neuroslides/slides/slide132.jpg

  • http://www.ars.usda.gov/is/AR/archive/may01/worms0501.htm

  • http://s2.hubimg.com/u/1704509_f520.jpg

  • http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_Kcmu1rYI5nE/R_BTAno-pjI/AAAAAAAAABc/wN72iMJjEv8/S1600-R/africa_map.gif

  • http://lavistachurchofchrist.org/LVarticles/images/cattle.jpg


Picture sources1
Picture Sources from 1990-2002!

  • http://www.virginmedia.com/images/tapeworms.jpg

  • http://www.aps.uoguelph.ca/ANSC*2340/LABS/s140.gif

  • http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/images/ency/fullsize/19194.jpg

  • http://www.atlas.or.kr/donation/donation_files/DSCN1059.jpg

  • http://bioweb.uwlax.edu/bio203/s2009/temanson_caro/Taenia%20pile.JPG

  • http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3122/2412522950_3641025e25.jpg


Picture sources2
Picture Sources from 1990-2002!

  • http://www.cdc.gov/EID/content/13/2/230.htm

  • http://www.who.int/zoonoses/diseases/approximate%20global%20distribution%20of%20cysticercosis.jpg

  • http://www.blogcdn.com/www.tvsquad.com/media/2009/02/ga20090212.gif

  • http://www.marlerblog.com/uploads/image/Cysticercosis_LifeCycle.gif

  • http://www.aans.org/bulletin/images/Vol17_3_08/OcularCysticercosis.jpg

  • http://garyhaq.wordpress.com/2009/03/19/stressing-over-water/


Picture sources3
Picture Sources from 1990-2002!

  • http://xca.xanga.com/914b212a54130246413619/b25843726.jpg

  • http://www.insidesocal.com/bargain/TravelSuitcase.jpg

  • http://img2.scoop.co.nz/stories/images/0304/eec6749f6646c81b6298.jpeg

  • http://waterandsanitationhealth.com/


References
References from 1990-2002!

  • http://www.ars.usda.gov/is/AR/archive/may01/worms0501.htm

  • http://www.cdc.gov/ncidod/dpd/parasites/cysticercosis/factsht_cysticercosis.htm

  • http://www.who.int/zoonoses/neglected_zoonotic_diseases/en/

  • http://www.cdc.gov/EID/content/13/2/230.htm

  • http://www3.interscience.wiley.com/journal/119105415/abstract?CRETRY=1&SRETRY=0

  • http://www.sciencedirect.com/science?_ob=ArticleURL&_udi=B6T06-4PB75MD-3&_user=10&_coverDate=11/15/2007&_rdoc=1&_fmt=high&_orig=search&_sort=d&_docanchor=&view=c&_searchStrId=1269975798&_rerunOrigin=google&_acct=C000050221&_version=1&_urlVersion=0&_userid=10&md5=e4da0e9826d825c717f95d2ca978e8c7

  • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cysticercosis