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Research & Reviews  1,079 results

High frequency of Taenia solium antigen positivity in patients admitted for neurologica...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8052782
BMC Infectious Diseases; Mukendi D, Kalo JL et. al.

Apr 18th, 2021 - The epidemiology of human cysticercosis and neurocysticercosis, caused by the larval stage of the pork tapeworm Taenia solium, is not well known in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Within a multicenter etiological and diagnostic study condu...

The effectiveness of anti-inflammatory and anti-seizure medication for individuals with...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8057605
PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases; Abraham A, Bustos JA et. al.

Mar 31st, 2021 - Single brain enhancing lesions (SEL) are the most common presentation of neurocysticercosis (NCC) observed on neuroimaging in people presenting with epileptic seizures not only on the Indian sub-continent and in travelers returning from cysticerco...

Peripheral Taenia infection increases immunoglobulins in the central nervous system.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijpara.2020.12.008
International Journal for Parasitology; Van Belle S, de Lange A et. al.

Mar 23rd, 2021 - Human cysticercosis is a disease caused by larvae of the cestode Taenia solium. It is an important common cause of adult-onset seizures world-wide where it exacts a debilitating toll on the health and well-being of affected communities. It is comm...

Data-driven analyses of behavioral strategies to eliminate cysticercosis in sub-Saharan...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8018642
PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases; Skrip LA, Dermauw V et. al.

Mar 23rd, 2021 - The multi-host taeniosis/cysticercosis disease system is associated with significant neurological morbidity, as well as economic burden, globally. We investigated whether lower cost behavioral interventions are sufficient for local elimination of ...

Control trial of porcine cysticercosis in Uganda using a combination of the TSOL18 vacc...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7981864
Infectious Diseases of Poverty; Nsadha Z, Rutebarika C et. al.

Mar 21st, 2021 - Neurocysticercosis caused by Taenia solium when the parasite lodges in the central nervous system, is an important cause of human seizures and mortality in sub-Saharan Africa. The parasite is prevalent in many regions of Uganda. Pigs are intermedi...

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Guidelines  1 results

Screening, diagnosis and management of human cysticercosis and Taenia solium taeniasis:...
https://doi.org/10.1111/tmi.12887
Tropical Medicine & International Health : TM & IH; Zammarchi L, Bonati M et. al.

Apr 27th, 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  1,079 results

High frequency of Taenia solium antigen positivity in patients admitted for neurologica...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8052782
BMC Infectious Diseases; Mukendi D, Kalo JL et. al.

Apr 18th, 2021 - The epidemiology of human cysticercosis and neurocysticercosis, caused by the larval stage of the pork tapeworm Taenia solium, is not well known in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Within a multicenter etiological and diagnostic study condu...

The effectiveness of anti-inflammatory and anti-seizure medication for individuals with...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8057605
PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases; Abraham A, Bustos JA et. al.

Mar 31st, 2021 - Single brain enhancing lesions (SEL) are the most common presentation of neurocysticercosis (NCC) observed on neuroimaging in people presenting with epileptic seizures not only on the Indian sub-continent and in travelers returning from cysticerco...

Peripheral Taenia infection increases immunoglobulins in the central nervous system.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijpara.2020.12.008
International Journal for Parasitology; Van Belle S, de Lange A et. al.

Mar 23rd, 2021 - Human cysticercosis is a disease caused by larvae of the cestode Taenia solium. It is an important common cause of adult-onset seizures world-wide where it exacts a debilitating toll on the health and well-being of affected communities. It is comm...

Data-driven analyses of behavioral strategies to eliminate cysticercosis in sub-Saharan...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8018642
PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases; Skrip LA, Dermauw V et. al.

Mar 23rd, 2021 - The multi-host taeniosis/cysticercosis disease system is associated with significant neurological morbidity, as well as economic burden, globally. We investigated whether lower cost behavioral interventions are sufficient for local elimination of ...

Control trial of porcine cysticercosis in Uganda using a combination of the TSOL18 vacc...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7981864
Infectious Diseases of Poverty; Nsadha Z, Rutebarika C et. al.

Mar 21st, 2021 - Neurocysticercosis caused by Taenia solium when the parasite lodges in the central nervous system, is an important cause of human seizures and mortality in sub-Saharan Africa. The parasite is prevalent in many regions of Uganda. Pigs are intermedi...

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News  4 results

Parasite May Be the Cause Of New-Onset Seizures
https://www.mdedge.com/psychiatry/article/22186/neurology/parasite-may-be-cause-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.

Parasite May Be at Root Of New-Onset Seizures
https://www.mdedge.com/clinicalneurologynews/article/48280/epilepsy-seizures/parasite-may-be-root-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.
https://www.mdedge.com/internalmedicine/article/13950/infectious-diseases/prevalence-tapeworm-infection-rising-us
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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