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ALLMedicine™ Cysticercosis Center

Research & Reviews  369 results

Cytomorphological spectrum of cysticercosis: a study of 26 cases.
Cytopathology : Official Journal of the British Society F... Gupta D, Gupta P et. al.

Aug 1st, 2021 - Cysticercosis is a systemic parasitic disease caused by the larval stage of Taenia solium. It is the most common parasitic disease worldwide. Fine needle aspiration cytology plays an important role in prompt recognition of this disease. To study t...

A qualitative assessment of the context and enabling environment for the control of Tae...
PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases; Ngwili N, Johnson N et. al.

Jun 12th, 2021 - Taenia solium (T. solium), is a zoonotic helminth causing three diseases namely; taeniasis (in humans), neurocysticercosis (NCC, in humans) and porcine cysticercosis (PCC, in pigs) and is one of the major foodborne diseases by burden. The success ...

Solitary cysticercosis of the sternocleidomastoid muscle.
BMJ Case Reports; Lal T, Paramasivam S et. al.

Jun 10th, 2021 - Cysticercosis is a tropical infection caused by the larval form of Taenia solium and is usually known to affect the central nervous system. We report a young man who presented with a swelling in the neck and was treated with surgical excision and ...

Taenia solium taeniasis/cysticercosis: From parasite biology and immunology to diagnosi...
Advances in Parasitology; Dixon MA, Winskill P et. al.

May 25th, 2021 - Infection with the pork tapeworm (Taenia solium) is responsible for a substantial global burden of disease, not only restricted to its impact on human health, but also resulting in a considerable economic burden to smallholder pig farmers due to p...

New insights on the Taenia solium tapeworm using molecular tools: age-based human defin...
Pathogens and Global Health; Li T, Chen X et. al.

May 25th, 2021 - Information on age-based Taenia solium taeniasis prevalence is crucial for control of cysticercosis. T. solium taeniasis prevalence was determined for a village in Liangshan Prefecture, Sichuan Province, China that was co-endemic for T. solium, Ta...

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Guidelines  1 results

Screening, diagnosis and management of human cysticercosis and Taenia solium taeniasis:...
Tropical Medicine & International Health : TM & IH; Zammarchi L, Bonati M et. al.

Apr 28th, 2017 - Neurocysticercosis, the central nervous system's localised form of cysticercosis, is considered to be the leading cause of epilepsy in the developing world. In Europe, the disease is mainly imported and affects both immigrants and travellers. Howe...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  6 results

Treatment of Patients With Cysticercosis With Praziquantel or Albendazole

Apr 22nd, 2020 - The purpose of this protocol is to allow diagnosis, evaluation, treatment and follow up of patients with cysticercosis, while allowing for sample collection to improve diagnostic assays and explore host-parasite interactions. Cysticercosis is defi...

PET Imaging of Peripheral Benzodiazepine Receptors in Patients With Neurocysticercosis Using [C-11]PBR28

Dec 12th, 2019 - Objective In endemic regions neurocysticercosis is the most common cause of adult acquired epilepsy and thus an important public health problem. The disease is caused by infection with the larval form of the tapeworm, Taenia solium. Although neuro...

RCT ALB for SA Cysticercosis

Jan 30th, 2019 - This is a randomized, double blind comparison of two lengths of albendazole thereapy for subarachnoid cysticercosis. It will enroll 120 individuals, male and female age 18 to 65, and diagnosed with subarachnoid cysticercosis, a disease caused by t...

EFECAB: Improving Pig Management to Prevent Epilepsy in Burkina Faso

Apr 3rd, 2018 - This is a pre-post randomized community-based controlled trial aimed at estimating the effectiveness of an educational package developed using PRECEDE PROCEED to reduce the cumulative incidence of Taenia solium cysticercosis in three Provinces of ...

Brain Tissue Swelling and Seizure Activity in Inactive Cysticercosis

Jul 2nd, 2017 - Seizures are the most common clinical manifestation of cerebral cysticercosis and occur in the presence of viable, dying, and calcified or non-calcified dead cysts. How calcified cysts provoke seizures is not known but recent observations demonstr...

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News  6 results

What Neglected Tropical Diseases Teach Us About Stigma
Aileen Y. Chang, MD, Maria T. Ochoa, MD

Oct 3rd, 2019 - Neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) are a group of 20 diseases that typically are chronic and cause long-term disability, which negatively impacts work productivity, child survival, and school performance and attendance with adverse effect on futur.

Humaworm - 593083 - 04/20/2020

Delivery Method: United Parcel Service Product: Drugs Food & Beverages Recipient: Recipient Name Reba G. Bailey Recipient Title Owner Humaworm 609 Lexington Street P. O. Box 190 Carrollton, MS 38917 United States Issuing Office: Office of Human an...

Neurocysticercosis: Leading Cause of Acquired Epilepsy Worldwide

Aug 1st, 2016 - Hello. I am Dr Paul Cantey, a medical epidemiologist at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). I am pleased to be speaking with you today as part of the CDC Expert Commentary Series on Medscape. Today I will be discussing neglected ...

Parasite May Be the Cause Of New-Onset Seizures
Damian McNamara

MIAMI BEACH–Public health officials are stepping up efforts to combat cysticercosis, a parasitic infection with dire neurologic consequences that is on the rise in the United States, according to James H. Maguire, M.

Prevalence of Tapeworm Infection Rising in U.S.
Family Practice News; Heidi Splete

MIAMI BEACH — Public health officials are stepping up efforts to combat cysticercosis, a parasitic infection with dire neurologic consequences that is on the rise in the United States, according to James H. Maguire, M.

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