By G. Singh, S. Prabhakar
Taenia solium cysticercosis is a parasitic disorder as a result of the dissemination of the larval type of the beef tapeworm and impacts an envisioned 50 million humans around the globe. it truly is endemic in numerous constructing nations, together with many in crucial and South the USA, Africa and South Asia. via elevated immigration and overseas go back and forth, it's also of rising importance in constructed nations corresponding to the USA.This ebook, written by means of overseas top specialists within the box, covers the elemental technological know-how and medical features of Taenia solium, its pathology, investigational elements of neurocysticercosis, and remedy and prevention
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The mechanisms underlying this process are complex and may involve the following40–42. Survival of parasites lodged in ‘immunologically privileged sites’ After a brief period of migration, T. solium oncospheres lodge in host tissues and transform into cysticerci. The site where they settle and the nature of their relationship to the encapsulating host may contribute to sequestration of the parasites from immune attack. The unequal distribution of cysticerci throughout body tissues does not mirror regional blood flow but may result from selective invasion by the parasite or differential survival of larvae in ‘immunologically privileged sites’43.
Taenia Solium Cysticercosis: From Basic to Clinical Science (Cabi Publishing) by G. Singh, S. Prabhakar