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Research & Reviews 369 results
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...
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 ...
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 ...
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...
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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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...
Clinicaltrials.gov 6 results
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...
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...
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...
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 ...
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...
News 6 results
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.
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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 ...
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.
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.