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[Diphyllobothrium latum in North America

Teunis Vergeer

[Diphyllobothrium latum in North America

with notes on related Cestoda

by Teunis Vergeer

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Published in [Ann Arbor .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Tapeworms,
  • Parasites and parasitic diseases

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    Statementby Teunis Vergeer]
    The Physical Object
    Pagination10 pt. in 1 v. illus., plates.
    Number of Pages10
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16739186M

    The cause of diphyllobothriosis in 5 persons in Harbin and Shanghai, China, during , initially attributed to the tapeworm Diphyllobothrium latum, was confirmed as D. nihonkaiense by using molecular analysis of expelled proglottids. The cause of diphyllobothriosis in 5 persons in Harbin and Shanghai, China, during –, initially attributed to the tapeworm Diphyllobothrium latum, was confirmed as D. nihonkaiense by using molecular analysis of expelled proglottids. The use of morphologic characteristics alone to identify this organism was inadequate and led to misidentification of the species.

    This report aims to present the case of a year-old patient with confirmed Diphyllobothrium latum infection. [] He denied any blood in his stool, but did present with an approximately 3-foot flatworm which he passed in his stool the evening before presentation.. Published on PRESENTATION OUTLINE DIPHYLLOBOTHRIUM LATUM INFECTION SYMPTOMS SYMPTOMS .   • D. latum is the longest tapeworm in humans, averaging ten meters long. Adults can shed up to a million eggs a day. • In adults, proglottids are wider than they are long (hence the name broad tapeworm). • As in all pseudophyllid cestodes, the genital pores open midventrally. Diphyllobothrium latum at Tadas Ivanauskas Zoological.

    Most urban dogs and cats eat prepared foods and have restricted access to natural prey. Such animals still may acquire Dipylidium caninum (the double-pored dog tapeworm) by ingesting fleas during grooming. Cats with access to infected house (or outdoor) mice and rats also can acquire Taenia certain parts of the world (eg, India, the Middle East, North Africa, southeast Asia. Overview. Diphyllobothrium is a genus of tapeworm which can cause Diphyllobothriasis in humans through consumption of raw or undercooked fish. The principal species causing diphyllobothriosis is Diphyllobothrium latum, known as the broad or fish tapeworm, or broad fish tapeworm.D. latum is a pseudophyllid cestode that infects fish and mammals. D. latum is native to Scandinavia, western .


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Safe and effective medications are available to treat Diphyllobothrium. Infections are acquired by eating raw or undercooked fish, usually from the Northern Hemisphere (Europe, newly independent states of the Former Soviet Union, North America, Asia), but cases have also been reported in Uganda and Chile.

Diphyllobothrium tapeworms are associated with cold-water regions such as Scandinavia and North America. 3 Diphyllobothriasis is caused by the consumption of raw or poorly cooked fish, including raw salted or marinated fish fillets commonly eaten in Europe and South America and sushi and sashimi in Japan.

4 D. latum is found in salmonid species. David J. Diemert, in Infectious Diseases (Fourth Edition), Diphyllobothriasis. Diphyllobothrium latum is the longest parasite that infects humans: adult worms can achieve a length of more than 10 m (33 feet) in the small intestine.

Maintenance of the life cycle of D. latum requires that feces of infected hosts be discarded into fresh water that contains the appropriate crustacean and.

Diphyllobothrium infection generally occurs in the Northern Hemisphere (Europe, newly independent states of the Former Soviet Union, North America, Asia), but has been reported in Uganda and Chile.

Fish infected with Diphyllobothrium larvae may. Diphylobothrium latum was introduced to North America by immigrants from Scandinavia and has been spread greatly by domestic dogs that are fed raw fish.

A severe broad tapeworm infection in humans is known to cause anemia due to the lack of vitamin B, which the. The principal species causing diphyllobothriosis is Diphyllobothrium latum, known as the broad or fish tapeworm, or broad fish tapeworm.

latum is a pseudophyllid cestode that infects fish and mammals. latum is native to Scandinavia, western Russia, and the Baltics, though it is now also present in North America, especially the Pacific.

Diphyllobothrium latum: Rosette-shape uteri in the gravid proglottids stained with Aceto-carmine solution, X 40 Yong Suk Ryang Three scolices of D. latum from human.

CESTODES (TAPE WORMS) Dr Gregory Brower Professor University of South Carolina School of Medicine Diphyllobothrium latum (fish or broad tapeworm Eastern Africa, southern Spain, southern parts of South America and northern parts of North America.

The incidence of human infection about 1 to 2 per population and may be higher in rural. The adult tapeworms reach in humans a length of up to 20 m but also occur in the intestines of fish-eating mammals such as cats and dogs or seals (Fig. 1).Up to 4, proglottids (they are broader than long; Fig.

2) had been counted in some worms obtained after treatment from human r, in case that several tapeworms occur – up to 14 had been diagnosed in a human.

In some countries (eg, Peru and Mexico) neurocysticercosis accounts for 30% of seizures making it an important cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide. latum is native to Scandinavia, western Russia, and the Baltics, though it is now also present in North America, especially the Pacific Northwest.

Diphyllobothrium la'tum the broad or broad fish tapeworm, a species that causes diphyllobothriasis, found in humans and fish-eating mammals in many parts of northern Europe, Japan and elsewhere in Asia, and in Scandinavian populations of the American north central states and in north American Inuit populations; it often has INTRODUCTION.

Diphyllobothrium latum is an intestinal tapeworm of mammals, such as humans, dogs, cats, foxes, and other wild canines (Beaver et al., ).In the Republic of Korea, the first report of D.

latum infection was documented based on recovery of eggs in the feces of 2 residents in Jinju, a southern area of Korea (Kojima and Ko, ). After then, 18 egg positive cases were reported Cited by: Diphyllobothrium latum.

by Robert Herriman. February 1, Parasitology Worldwide, particularly in cool lake regions of the Northern hemisphere (North America, Europe and Asia) and. Diphyllobothrium [di-fil″o-both´re-um] a genus of large tapeworms.

la´tum is the broad or fish tapeworm, an intestinal parasite of humans, dogs, cats, and other fish-eating mammals. Diphyllobothrium (dī'fil-lō-both'rē-ŭm), A large genus of tapeworms characterized by a spatulate scolex with dorsal and ventral sucking grooves or bothria.

Diphyllobothrium latum 1. Diphyllobothrium latum Huda Alislam 2. Introduction Diphyllobothrium is a genus of tapeworm which can cause Diphyllobothriasis in humans.

The principal species causing diphyllobothriosis is Diphyllobothrium latum, known as the broad or fish tapeworm, or broad fish tapeworm.

latum and D. nihonkaiense are most common pathogens. day latency period; Found mostly in cold waters Palaearctic region and North America. Generally due to eating raw or undercooked fish.

In US, Great Lakes and Alaska are most common locations. The Diphyllobothrium genus belongs to the Diphyllobothridea order of tapeworms. Diphyllobothrium spp., which is commonly known as fish tapeworm, is generally transmitted in humans, but also in other species, such as bears, dogs, cats, foxes, and other terrestrial carnivores.

Although worldwide in distribution, the original heartland of Diphyllobothrium spp. spreads across Scandinavia, Cited by: 7. The principal species causing diphyllobothriasis is Diphyllobothrium latum, known as the broad or fish tapeworm, or broad fish tapeworm. latum is a pseudophyllid cestode that infects fish and mammals.

latum is native to Scandinavia, western Russia, and the Baltics, though it is now also present in North America, especially the Pacific. Diphyllobothrium latum, the fish or broad tapeworm. Introduction. Diphyllobothrium latum, otherwise known as the fish or broad tapeworm, is a cestode worm that can infect humans through consumption of raw or undercooked fish (1).

It is the most commonly diagnosed cause of diphyllobothriasis, a disease which affects an estimated 20 million people today (2). Diphyllobothrium latum and D.

dendriticum were supposed to have been brought to South America via European immigrants. South American diphyllobothriosis caused by D. pacificum is an ancient disease, because eggs of this species (morphologically diagnosed) were Cited by:. The incidence of human infection with the broad tapeworm Diphyllobothrium nihonkaiense has been increasing in urban areas of Japan and in European countries.

D. nihonkaiense is morphologically similar to but genetically distinct from D. latum and exploits anadromous wild Pacific salmon as its second intermediate host. Clinical signs in humans include diarrhea and discharge of the strobila.

Diphyllobothriasis is a fish-borne zoonotic infection with the cestode Diphyllobothrium latum (see the image below) or other similar species (eg, Diphyllobothrium nihonkaiense, Diphyllobothrium dendriticum, Adenocephalus pacificus, Diplogonoporus balanopterae).It is endemic in para-polar areas where humans consume raw or pickled fish.

Lee EB, Song JH, Park NS, et al. A case of Diphyllobothrium latum infection with a brief review of diphyllobothriasis in the Republic of Korea. Korean J Parasitol. Sep. 45(3) Lal S, Steinhart AH.

Diphyllobothrium latum: a case of an incidental finding. World J Gastroenterol. Mar 13(12)