taenia saginata

Summary

Summary: Species of tapeworm in the genus TAENIA, that infects cattle. It is acquired by humans through the ingestion of raw or insufficiently cooked beef.

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  1. Ito A, Wandra T, Yamasaki H, Nakao M, Sako Y, Nakaya K, et al. Cysticercosis/taeniasis in Asia and the Pacific. Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis. 2004;4:95-107 pubmed
    Three taeniid tapeworms infect humans in Asia and the Pacific: Taenia solim, Taenia saginata, and Taenia asiatica...
  2. Dias A, Aoki S, Garcia J, Nunes C. Taenia solium and Taenia saginata: identification of sequence characterized amplified region (SCAR) markers. Exp Parasitol. 2007;117:9-12 pubmed
    ..The two main parasites involved in the taeniasis-cysticercosis complex in Brazil are Taenia saginata and Taenia solium...
  3. Rodriguez Hidalgo R, Geysen D, Benitez Ortiz W, Geerts S, Brandt J. Comparison of conventional techniques to differentiate between Taenia solium and Taenia saginata and an improved polymerase chain reaction-restriction fragment length polymorphism assay using a mitochondrial 12S rDNA fragment. J Parasitol. 2002;88:1007-11 pubmed
    ..the restriction enzyme Ddel led to the development of a diagnostic assay that clearly distinguishes between Taenia saginata and T. solium proglottids in field samples. This assay confirms the presence of T. saginata in Ecuador...
  4. Wandra T, Sutisna P, Dharmawan N, Margono S, Sudewi R, Suroso T, et al. High prevalence of Taenia saginata taeniasis and status of Taenia solium cysticercosis in Bali, Indonesia, 2002-2004. Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg. 2006;100:346-53 pubmed
    ..solium infection was detected. All expelled tapeworms were confirmed to be Taenia saginata by mtDNA analysis. There was no Taenia asiatica human case in Bali...
  5. Kyngdon C, Gauci C, Rolfe R, Velásquez Guzmán J, Farfán Salazar M, Verástegui Pimentel M, et al. In vitro oncosphere-killing assays to determine immunity to the larvae of Taenia pisiformis, Taenia ovis, Taenia saginata, and Taenia solium. J Parasitol. 2006;92:273-81 pubmed
    ..assays for the quantification of host-protective serum antibodies against Taenia pisiformis, Taenia ovis, Taenia saginata, and Taenia solium in rabbits, sheep, cattle, and pigs, respectively. Activated oncospheres of T...
  6. Jeon H, Eom K. Taenia asiatica and Taenia saginata: genetic divergence estimated from their mitochondrial genomes. Exp Parasitol. 2006;113:58-61 pubmed publisher
    We conducted a differential identification of Taenia asiatica and Taenia saginata, through the mapping of mitochondrial genomes and the sequencing of the cox1 and cob genes. The entire mitochondrial genomes of T. asiatica and T...
  7. Rosas G, Fragoso G, Garate T, Hernandez B, Ferrero P, Foster Cuevas M, et al. Protective immunity against Taenia crassiceps murine cysticercosis induced by DNA vaccination with a Taenia saginata tegument antigen. Microbes Infect. 2002;4:1417-26 pubmed
    This study investigated the protective capacity of the recombinant Taenia saginata Tso18 antigen administered as a DNA vaccine in the Taenia crassiceps murine model of cysticercosis. This Tso18 DNA sequence, isolated from a T...
  8. Baleela R, Huessain M, Ahmed M. Anastomotic esophageal leak due to Taenia saginata following esophagectomy for esophageal cancer. Saudi Med J. 2006;27:241-3 pubmed
    ..The chest tube slipped out on the 10th postoperative day and a segment of Taenia saginata tapeworm came out through the tube drain site and was extracted...
  9. Dorny P, Praet N. Taenia saginata in Europe. Vet Parasitol. 2007;149:22-4 pubmed
    In spite of the EU directives that regulate meat inspection for bovine cysticercosis, Taenia saginata is still present in Europe and causes economic losses due to condemnation, refrigeration and downgrading of infected carcasses...

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  1. Gonzalez L, Ramiro R, García L, Parkhouse R, McManus D, Garate T. Genetic variability of the 18 kDa/HP6 protective antigen in Taenia saginata and Taenia asiatica: implications for vaccine development. Mol Biochem Parasitol. 2011;176:131-4 pubmed publisher
    Genomic characterization of the genes encoding the Taenia 18 kDa/HP6 protective antigens was carried out for Taenia saginata and T. asiatica using 42 taeniid isolates comprising 23 samples of T. saginata, 13 samples of T...
  2. Yamane K, Suzuki Y, Tachi E, Li T, Chen X, Nakao M, et al. Recent hybridization between Taenia asiatica and Taenia saginata. Parasitol Int. 2012;61:351-5 pubmed publisher
    ..worms showed nuclear-mitochondrial discordance, suggesting that they originated from hybridization between Taenia saginata and Taenia asiatica. One of two worms had T. asiatica-type mtDNA, whereas another worm had T...
  3. Kebede N, Tilahun G, Hailu A. Current status of bovine cysticercosis of slaughtered cattle in Addis Ababa Abattoir, Ethiopia. Trop Anim Health Prod. 2009;41:291-4 pubmed publisher
    The prevalence of Taenia saginata cysticercosis in cattle slaughtered for meat in Addis Ababa Abattoir, Ethiopia between September 2004 and August 2005 was reported...
  4. Chang S, Nonaka N, Kamiya M, Kanai Y, Ooi H, Chung W, et al. Development of Taenia saginata asiatica metacestodes in SCID mice and its infectivity in human and alternative definitive hosts. Parasitol Res. 2005;96:95-101 pubmed
    Development of Taenia saginata asiatica metacestodes in SCID mice, and its infectivity in humans, golden hamsters, and Mongolian gerbils as alternative definitive hosts, were investigated...
  5. Conlan J, Khounsy S, Inthavong P, Fenwick S, Blacksell S, Thompson R. A review of taeniasis and cysticercosis in the Lao People's Democratic Republic. Parasitol Int. 2008;57:252-5 pubmed publisher
    ..This will enable the development and implementation of control measures that are both appropriate and sustainable if T. solium is shown to be a public health threat...
  6. Okamoto M, Nakao M, Blair D, Anantaphruti M, Waikagul J, Ito A. Evidence of hybridization between Taenia saginata and Taenia asiatica. Parasitol Int. 2010;59:70-4 pubmed publisher
    ..with some people regarding it as a distinct species and some preferring to recognize it as a strain of Taenia saginata. The balance of current opinion seems to be that T. asiatica is a distinct species...
  7. Gonzalez L, Ferrer E, Spickett A, Michael L, Vatta A, Garate T, et al. The Taenia saginata homologue of the major surface antigen of Echinococcus spp. is immunogenic and 97% identical to its Taenia solium homologue. Parasitol Res. 2007;101:1541-9 pubmed
    The TEG-Tsag gene of Taenia saginata is homologous to the genes expressing the two major surface antigens of Echinococcus spp. (EM10 and EG10)...
  8. Nunes C, Lima L, Manoel C, Pereira R, Nakano M, Garcia J. Taenia saginata: polymerase chain reaction for taeniasis diagnosis in human fecal samples. Exp Parasitol. 2003;104:67-9 pubmed
    ..economic importance where humans play an important role as the carrier of adult stage of Taenia solium and Taenia saginata. This paper describes PCR standardization that can be applied in human fecal samples for taeniasis diagnosis...
  9. McFadden A, Heath D, Morley C, Dorny P. Investigation of an outbreak of Taenia saginata cysts (cysticercus bovis) in dairy cattle from two farms. Vet Parasitol. 2011;176:177-84 pubmed publisher
    The paper describes the epidemiological investigation carried out on two dairy farms with cattle infected with Taenia saginata cysts...
  10. Ferrer E, Benitez L, Foster Cuevas M, Bryce D, Wamae L, Onyango Abuje J, et al. Taenia saginata derived synthetic peptides with potential for the diagnosis of bovine cysticercosis. Vet Parasitol. 2003;111:83-94 pubmed
    ..The antigenicity of six peptides derived from four potentially protective molecules cloned from a Taenia saginata oncospheres cDNA library have been evaluated as targets for the specific diagnosis of bovine cysticercosis...
  11. Scandrett B, Parker S, Forbes L, Gajadhar A, Dekumyoy P, Waikagul J, et al. Distribution of Taenia saginata cysticerci in tissues of experimentally infected cattle. Vet Parasitol. 2009;164:223-31 pubmed publisher
    Bovine cysticercosis caused by Taenia saginata is a zoonotic disease warranting routine inspection measures for the postmortem detection of cysticerci (cysts) in beef destined for human consumption...
  12. Gonzalez L, Bonay P, Benitez L, Ferrer E, Harrison L, Parkhouse R, et al. Molecular and functional characterization of a Taenia adhesion gene family (TAF) encoding potential protective antigens of Taenia saginata oncospheres. Parasitol Res. 2007;100:519-28 pubmed
    Two clones from an activated Taenia saginata oncosphere cDNA library, Ts45W and Ts45S, were isolated and sequenced. Both of these genes belong to the Taenia ovis 45W gene family...
  13. Kebede N. Cysticercosis of slaughtered cattle in northwestern Ethiopia. Res Vet Sci. 2008;85:522-6 pubmed publisher
    The occurrence of cysticercosis due to Taenia saginata in cattle slaughtered for meat in Amhara National Regional State, northwestern Ethiopia between September 2005 and February 2007 was investigated...
  14. Ferrer E, Moyano E, Benitez L, Gonzalez L, Bryce D, Foster Cuevas M, et al. Cloning and characterization of Taenia saginata paramyosin cDNA. Parasitol Res. 2003;91:60-7 pubmed
    A lambdaZAP-express cDNA library of Taenia saginata metacestodes was constructed...
  15. Maipanich W, Sato M, Pubampen S, Sanguankiat S, Kusolsuk T, Thaenkham U, et al. Abnormal Taenia saginata tapeworms in Thailand. Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health. 2011;42:1065-71 pubmed
    ..The partial COI sequences (800 bp) of the abnormal tapeworms were identical to the sequences of Taenia saginata deposited in Genbank.
  16. Jeon H, Kim K, Eom K. Complete sequence of the mitochondrial genome of Taenia saginata: comparison with T. solium and T. asiatica. Parasitol Int. 2007;56:243-6 pubmed publisher
    The complete sequence of the Taenia saginata mitochondrial genome was determined, and its organization and structure were compared to other human-tropic Taenia tapeworms for which complete mitochondrial sequence data were available...
  17. Ferrer E, Gonzalez L, Martínez Escribano J, González Barderas M, Cortéz M, Dávila I, et al. Evaluation of recombinant HP6-Tsag, an 18 kDa Taenia saginata oncospheral adhesion protein, for the diagnosis of cysticercosis. Parasitol Res. 2007;101:517-25 pubmed
    ..of providing inexpensive and reproducible assays for the detection of antibodies indicating exposure to Taenia saginata and Taenia solium, we have evaluated the diagnostic utility of the T...
  18. Ogunremi O, Benjamin J. Development and field evaluation of a new serological test for Taenia saginata cysticercosis. Vet Parasitol. 2010;169:93-101 pubmed publisher
    Cattle infected with the tapeworm cyst, Taenia saginata metacestode (synonym: Cysticercus bovis) are a source of human infection if affected beef is eaten raw or undercooked...
  19. Lopes W, Santos T, Soares V, Nunes J, Mendonça R, de Lima R, et al. Preferential infection sites of Cysticercus bovis in cattle experimentally infected with Taenia saginata eggs. Res Vet Sci. 2011;90:84-8 pubmed publisher
    ..bovis were evaluated in the skeletal muscle and entrails of 25 cattle that were experimentally infected with Taenia saginata (2×10(4) eggs). Two other animals were not inoculated (control)...
  20. Nunes C, Dias A, Dias F, Aoki S, de Paula H, Lima L, et al. Taenia saginata: differential diagnosis of human taeniasis by polymerase chain reaction-restriction fragment length polymorphism assay. Exp Parasitol. 2005;110:412-5 pubmed
    ..we evaluated PCR coupled to restriction fragment length polymorphism to differentiate Taenia solium from Taenia saginata eggs present in fecal samples from naturally infected patients...
  21. Gonzalez L, Montero E, Morakote N, Puente S, Díaz de Tuesta J, Serra T, et al. Differential diagnosis of Taenia saginata and Taenia saginata asiatica taeniasis through PCR. Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2004;49:183-8 pubmed
    New multiplex-PCR and PCR-linked restriction fragment length polymorphism protocols, derived from Taenia saginata HDP2 DNA sequence, have been designed that allow the simultaneous and specific identification of T...
  22. Oliveira H, Machado G, Gonçalves Pires M, Moura L, Costa Cruz J. Saline extract of Taenia saginata metacestodes as an alternative antigen for the immunodiagnosis of neurocysticercosis in human cerebrospinal fluid. Parasitol Res. 2009;105:169-74 pubmed publisher
    The aim of the present research was to test the application of Taenia saginata metacestodes as an alternative antigen for use in enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) and Western Blotting (WB) tests compared with the use of ..
  23. Ai L, Xu M, Chen M, Zhang Y, Chen S, Guo J, et al. Characterization of microRNAs in Taenia saginata of zoonotic significance by Solexa deep sequencing and bioinformatics analysis. Parasitol Res. 2012;110:2373-8 pubmed publisher
    The beef tapeworm Taenia saginata infects human beings with symptoms ranging from nausea, abdominal discomfort to digestive disturbances and intestinal blockage. In the present study, microRNA (miRNA) expressing profile in adult T...
  24. Mou R, Bao H, Qiu X, Chen Y, Lang S, Huang J, et al. [Morphological observation on the adult worms of Taenia saginata in western China]. Zhongguo Ji Sheng Chong Xue Yu Ji Sheng Chong Bing Za Zhi. 2007;25:32-5 pubmed
    To investigate the morphological characteristics of the adult worms of Taenia saginata from four areas of Western China.
  25. Oliveira H, Machado G, Cabral D, Costa Cruz J. Application of Taenia saginata metacestodes as an alternative antigen for the serological diagnosis of human neurocysticercosis. Parasitol Res. 2007;101:1007-13 pubmed
    ..The aim of the present research was to test the application of Taenia saginata metacestodes as an alternative antigen for use in the immunofluorescence antibody test (IFAT), enzyme-linked ..
  26. Fan P, Chung W, Lin C, Wu C. Vaccination trials against Taenia solium eggs in pigs injected with frozen oncospheres of T. solium or Taenia saginata asiatica. J Microbiol Immunol Infect. 2003;36:96-100 pubmed
    ..142 to 185 days were used to determine whether pigs injected with nonviable oncospheres of Taenia solium or Taenia saginata asiatica can become resistant to the challenge of viable eggs of T. solium...
  27. Jabbar A, Verastegui M, Lackenby J, Walduck A, Gauci C, Gilman R, et al. Variation in the cellular localization of host-protective oncospheral antigens in Taenia saginata and Taenia solium. Parasite Immunol. 2010;32:684-95 pubmed publisher
    ..and immunofluorescence with confocal microscopy were used to localize the host-protective antigens of Taenia saginata (TSA9 and TSA18) and Taenia solium (TSOL16, TSOL18 and TSOL45)...
  28. Geysen D, Kanobana K, Victor B, Rodriguez Hidalgo R, De Borchgrave J, Brandt J, et al. Validation of meat inspection results for Taenia saginata cysticercosis by PCR-restriction fragment length polymorphism. J Food Prot. 2007;70:236-40 pubmed
    Bovine cysticercosis is a zoonosis caused by the larval stage (cysticercus) of the human tapeworm Taenia saginata. Infected cattle is an important food safety issue besides an economic concern...
  29. Jongwutiwes S, Putaporntip C, Chantachum N, Sampatanukul P. Jejunal perforation caused by morphologically abnormal Taenia saginata saginata infection. J Infect. 2004;49:324-8 pubmed
    ..By sequence analysis of the mitochondrial cytochrome c oxidase I gene and the 28S rRNA gene has confirmed them to be Taenia saginata saginata.
  30. Ahsan S, Zia S, Ahmed J. A case of Taenia saginata (tape worm) infestation of the uterus presenting with abnormal vaginal bleeding. J Pak Med Assoc. 2006;56:377-8 pubmed
    ..There are many reported causes of abnormal uterine bleeding. We report an unusual case of uterine bleeding caused by tapeworm infestation, mimicking retained products of conception in a 35 year old multipara. ..
  31. da S Ribeiro V, Manhani M, Costa Cruz J. IgA detection in human neurocysticercosis using different preparations of heterologous antigen. Parasitol Res. 2010;107:221-5 pubmed publisher
    ..from neurocysticercosis patients was tested using some antigenic preparations of total saline extract from Taenia saginata: detergent (D) and aqueous (A) phases extracted with Triton X-114 and the jacalin bound (JBF) and unbound ..
  32. Ng Nguyen D, Stevenson M, Traub R. A systematic review of taeniasis, cysticercosis and trichinellosis in Vietnam. Parasit Vectors. 2017;10:150 pubmed publisher
    ..solium and Taenia saginata. The status of T. asiatica in Central and South Vietnam remains unascertained...
  33. Wani S, Ahmad F, Zargar S, Dar P, Dar Z, Jan T. Intestinal helminths in a population of children from the Kashmir valley, India. J Helminthol. 2008;82:313-7 pubmed publisher
    ..30%), followed by Trichuris trichiura (27.92%), Enterobius vermicularis (12.67%) and Taenia saginata (4.60%). Light (57.1%) to moderate (42.8%) intensity of infection was observed for A...
  34. van Beurden A, Ottow R, Van Oerle M. An unusual ultrasound diagnosis of right lower quadrant abdominal pain. Gut. 2008;57:515, 524 pubmed publisher
  35. Cuttell L, Owen H, Lew Tabor A, Traub R. Bovine cysticercosis--development of a real-time PCR to enhance classification of suspect cysts identified at meat inspection. Vet Parasitol. 2013;194:65-9 pubmed publisher
    ..We developed a probe-based real-time PCR assay to identify Taenia saginata in suspect cysts encountered at meat inspection and compared its use with the traditional method of ..
  36. Peng S, Chu T, Wang I, Chung W, Yu K, Tsaihong J, et al. Infection of normal C3H/HeN mice with Taenia saginata asiatica oncospheres. Res Vet Sci. 2009;86:261-6 pubmed publisher
    Normal C3H/HeN female mice were used to develop an animal model of Taenia saginata asiatica oncosphere infection...
  37. Canda A, Asil E, Balbay M. An unexpected resident in the ileum detected during robot-assisted laparoscopic radical cystoprostatectomy and intracorporeal Studer pouch formation: Taenia saginata parasite. J Endourol. 2011;25:301-3 pubmed publisher
    A case of moving ileal Taenia saginata parasites is presented with demonstrative images...
  38. Eichenberger R, Lewis F, Gabriel S, Dorny P, Torgerson P, Deplazes P. Multi-test analysis and model-based estimation of the prevalence of Taenia saginata cysticercus infection in naturally infected dairy cows in the absence of a 'gold standard' reference test. Int J Parasitol. 2013;43:853-9 pubmed publisher
    ..ELISAs) and of the obligatory European Union-approved routine visual meat inspection for the detection of Taenia saginata cysticercosis were investigated...
  39. Gonzalez L, Villalobos N, Montero E, Morales J, Sanz R, Muro A, et al. Differential molecular identification of Taeniid spp. and Sarcocystis spp. cysts isolated from infected pigs and cattle. Vet Parasitol. 2006;142:95-101 pubmed
    ..In particular: (i) multiplex-PCR derived from HDP2 DNA fragment, specific for Taenia saginata/Taenia solium; (ii) PCRs and PCR-RFLPs of the rDNA internal transcribed spacers 1 and 2 (ITS1 and ITS2) for ..
  40. Nkouawa A, Sako Y, Okamoto M, Ito A. Simple Identification of Human Taenia Species by Multiplex Loop-Mediated Isothermal Amplification in Combination with Dot Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2016;94:1318-23 pubmed publisher
    For differential detection of Taenia solium, Taenia saginata, and Taenia asiatica, loop-mediated isothermal amplification (LAMP) assay targeting the cytochrome c oxidase subunit 1 gene has been recently developed and shown to be ..
  41. Wandra T, Ito A, Swastika K, Dharmawan N, Sako Y, Okamoto M. Taeniases and cysticercosis in Indonesia: past and present situations. Parasitology. 2013;140:1608-16 pubmed publisher
    ..Through joint projects from 1996, we have confirmed the occurrence of Taenia saginata (beef tapeworm) in Bali, of Taenia solium (pork tapeworm) mainly in Papua and sporadically in Bali, and of ..
  42. Sako Y, Nkouawa A, Yanagida T, Ito A. Loop-mediated isothermal amplification method for a differential identification of human Taenia tapeworms. Methods Mol Biol. 2013;1039:109-20 pubmed publisher
    ..Here, we describe the LAMP method which can differentially detect and identify human Taenia tapeworms, Taenia solium, T. saginata, and T. asiatica, using DNA specimens prepared from parasite tissue and human fecal sample. ..
  43. Solano D, Navarro J, Leon Reyes A, Benitez Ortiz W, Rodriguez Hidalgo R. Molecular analyses reveal two geographic and genetic lineages for tapeworms, Taenia solium and Taenia saginata, from Ecuador using mitochondrial DNA. Exp Parasitol. 2016;171:49-56 pubmed publisher
    Tapeworms Taenia solium and Taenia saginata are the causative agents of taeniasis/cysticercosis. These are diseases with high medical and veterinary importance due to their impact on public health and rural economy in tropical countries...
  44. Marshall L, Prakashbabu B, Ferreira J, Buzdugan S, Stärk K, Guitian J. Risk factors for Taenia saginata cysticercus infection in cattle in the United Kingdom: A farm-level case-control study and assessment of the role of movement history, age and sex. Prev Vet Med. 2016;135:1-8 pubmed publisher
    Bovine cysticercosis is caused by Taenia saginata cysticercus, the larval stage of the human tapeworm Taenia saginata...
  45. Jeon H, Yong T, Sohn W, Chai J, Hong S, Han E, et al. Molecular identification of Taenia tapeworms by Cox1 gene in Koh Kong, Cambodia. Korean J Parasitol. 2011;49:195-7 pubmed publisher
    ..Tso7466F, and Rev7915, the multiplex PCR assay proved useful for differentially diagnosing Taenia solium, Taenia saginata, and Taenia asiatica based on 706, 629, and 474 bp bands, respectively...
  46. Rodriguez Hidalgo R, Benitez Ortiz W, Dorny P, Geerts S, Geysen D, Ron Román J, et al. Taeniosis-cysticercosis in man and animals in the Sierra of Northern Ecuador. Vet Parasitol. 2003;118:51-60 pubmed
    Taenia solium is endemic in the Andean region of Ecuador. The recent rediscovery of Taenia saginata in humans urges to reconsider some assumptions in relation to the epidemiology of the taeniosis/cysticercosis complex in this country...
  47. Dupuy C, Morlot C, Gilot Fromont E, Mas M, Grandmontagne C, Gilli Dunoyer P, et al. Prevalence of Taenia saginata cysticercosis in French cattle in 2010. Vet Parasitol. 2014;203:65-72 pubmed publisher
    Bovine cysticercosis is a foodborne disease caused by the cestode Taenia saginata with cattle as the intermediate host and humans as the final host. This disease is responsible for direct financial losses for farmers...
  48. Gonçalves F, Machado G, Oliveira H, Rezende M, Mineo J, Costa Cruz J. Hydrophobic fraction of Taenia saginata metacestodes, rather than hydrophilic fraction, contains immunodominant markers for diagnosing human neurocysticercosis. Rev Soc Bras Med Trop. 2010;43:254-9 pubmed
    ..pigs for preparation of Taenia solium homologous antigen, the aim of the present study was to evaluate the detergent (D) and aqueous (A) fractions from saline extract of Taenia saginata metacestodes for diagnosing neurocysticercosis.
  49. Mazyad S, Mahmoud L, Hegazy M. Echinococcosis granulosus in stray dogs and Echino-IHAT in the hunters in Cairo, Egypt. J Egypt Soc Parasitol. 2007;37:523-32 pubmed
    ..3%) showed positive Echino-IHAT. Two of the hunters suffered Enterobius vermicularis and one of them had Taenia saginata as well. But, the abdominal X-ray of the two hunters was more or less normal and did not show any hydatid cyst...
  50. Vicentini Oliveira J, Golim M, de Cássia Paulan S, Biondi G, Rossi Ferreira R, Deffune E, et al. Taenia saginata: production and characterization of monoclonal antibodies against Taenia saginata metacestode antigens. Exp Parasitol. 2010;126:621-5 pubmed publisher
    ..We produced monoclonal antibodies against crude (TAEB) and cyst fluid (TAEF) Taenia saginata metacestode antigens using immunized BALB/c mice...
  51. Vaca Paniagua F, Torres Rivera A, Parra Unda R, Landa A. Taenia solium: antioxidant metabolism enzymes as targets for cestocidal drugs and vaccines. Curr Top Med Chem. 2008;8:393-9 pubmed
    ..These findings suggest that antioxidant enzymes have an important role in T. solium physiology and infection, therefore they might represent the Achilles' heel of the parasite...
  52. Płonka W, Waloch M. [Cestode infections in Poland in 2000]. Przegl Epidemiol. 2002;56:357-61 pubmed
    In 2000, 439 intestinal cestode infections were registered in Poland. Among them 359 were caused by Taenia saginata, three by T. solium, 52 by Taenia sp...
  53. Mohamoud L, El Alfy N. Effect of some chemical agents on the viability of Cysticercus bovis. J Egypt Soc Parasitol. 2003;33:391-6 pubmed
    ..auriculiformis, lemon juice, praziquantel, pumpkin, perosan and yomesan on the viability of cysticerci of Taenia saginata in vitro was investigated...
  54. Li P, Bao H, Rong J, Ou Y, Cen R, Mo X, et al. [Observation on biochemical indices in experimental infection with Taenia saginata]. Zhongguo Ji Sheng Chong Xue Yu Ji Sheng Chong Bing Za Zhi. 2005;23:312-4 pubmed
  55. Nunes C, Lima L, Manoel C, Pereira R, Nakano M, Garcia J. Fecal specimens preparation methods for PCR diagnosis of human taeniosis. Rev Inst Med Trop Sao Paulo. 2006;48:45-7 pubmed
    ..Best DNA extraction results were achieved after eggs disruption with glass beads, either with phenol/chloroform/isoamilic alcohol, DNAzol reagent or QIAmp DNA stool mini kit...
  56. Ng Nguyen D, Stevenson M, Dorny P, Gabriel S, Vo T, Nguyen V, et al. Comparison of a new multiplex real-time PCR with the Kato Katz thick smear and copro-antigen ELISA for the detection and differentiation of Taenia spp. in human stools. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2017;11:e0005743 pubmed publisher
    ..solium taeniasis carriers. In areas where all three species of Taenia tapeworms (T. solium, Taenia saginata and Taenia asiatica) occur sympatrically, conventional microscope- and copro-antigen based diagnostic methods ..
  57. Waloch M. [Cestode infections in Poland in 2001]. Przegl Epidemiol. 2003;57:159-63 pubmed
    In 2001, 286 intestinal cestode infections were registered in Poland. Among them 195 were caused by Taenia saginata, 2 by T. solium, 71 by Taenia sp., 1 by Hymenolepis diminuta, and 1 by Dipylidium caninum...
  58. Fleury A, Beltran C, Ferrer E, Garate T, Harrison L, Parkhouse R, et al. Application of synthetic peptides to the diagnosis of neurocysticercosis. Trop Med Int Health. 2003;8:1124-30 pubmed
    We tested the possible diagnostic utility of five Taenia saginata oncosphere-derived synthetic peptides in T. solium neurocysticercosis (NC)...
  59. Saravi K, Fakhar M, Nematian J, Ghasemi M. Co-infection with Enterobius vermicularis and Taenia saginata mimicking acute appendicitis. J Infect Public Health. 2016;9:519-22 pubmed publisher
    In this report, we describe an unusual case of verminous appendicitis due to Enterobius vermicularis and Taenia saginata in a 29-year-old woman from Iran...
  60. Jeri C, Gilman R, Lescano A, Mayta H, Ramirez M, Gonzalez A, et al. Species identification after treatment for human taeniasis. Lancet. 2004;363:949-50 pubmed
    ..0001) in the EPS group. Furthermore, 42 of 68 (62%) individuals receiving EPS excreted identifiable gravid proglottids. EPS treatment helps the visual identification of Taenia spp...
  61. Ogunremi O, MacDonald G, Scandrett B, Geerts S, Brandt J. Bovine cysticercosis: preliminary observations on the immunohistochemical detection of Taenia saginata antigens in lymph nodes of an experimentally infected calf. Can Vet J. 2004;45:852-5 pubmed
    A newly developed immunohistochemical test was used for the first time to demonstrate the presence of Taenia saginata (Cysticercus bovis) antigens in the lymph nodes of a heifer calf experimentally inoculated with Taenia saginata eggs...
  62. Dogan N, Koçman N. [Case of polyparasitism with long-term abdominal pain in a patient]. Turkiye Parazitol Derg. 2013;37:157-60 pubmed publisher
    ..The motile segment she brought was investigated microscopically with Indian ink and identified as Taenia saginata. Under direct microscopy, Blastocystis hominis, Endolimax nana and Fasciola hepatica were seen...
  63. Praet N, Verweij J, Mwape K, Phiri I, Muma J, Zulu G, et al. Bayesian modelling to estimate the test characteristics of coprology, coproantigen ELISA and a novel real-time PCR for the diagnosis of taeniasis. Trop Med Int Health. 2013;18:608-14 pubmed publisher
    ..To estimate and compare the performances of coprology, copro-Ag ELISA and real-time polymerase chain reaction assay (copro-PCR) for detection of Taenia solium tapeworm carriers...
  64. Fan P, Chung W, Lin C, Wu C. Pig as a favorable animal for Taenia saginata asiatica infection. Kaohsiung J Med Sci. 2006;22:1-13 pubmed
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    The incidence of cysticercosis due to Taenia saginata in both local and exotic breeds of cattle slaughtered for meat in southeastern Nigeria between November 1999 and April 2002 is reported...
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    ..and urban districts in the federal state of Lower Saxony in Germany a seroprevalence estimate of Taenia saginata cysticercosis in this area was derived...
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    ..to evaluate jacalin-bound fraction (JBF) and jacalin-unbound fraction (JUF) of the total saline extract from Taenia saginata metacestodes for human neurocysticercosis (NC) immunodiagnosis in cerebrospinal fluid...