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Rabbit (or Dog) Tapeworm - Taenia pisiformis This slide shows a cross-section of gravid tapeworm, which contains eggs.<br />
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Hosts are infected by contaminated feces and food sources.<br />
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Hosts are infected by contaminated feces and food sources.<br />
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Rabbit (or Dog) Tapeworm - Taenia pisiformis

This slide shows a cross-section of gravid tapeworm, which contains eggs.

Hosts are infected by contaminated feces and food sources.

Rabbit (or Dog) Tapeworm - Taenia pisiformis This slide shows a cross-section of gravid tapeworm, which contains eggs. <br />
<br />
Hosts are infected by contaminated feces and food sources.<br />
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''Taenia pisiformis'', commonly called the rabbit tapeworm, is an endoparasitic tapeworm which causes infection in lagomorphs, rodents, and carnivores. Adult ''T. pisiformis'' typically occur within the small intestines of the definitive hosts, the carnivores. Lagomorphs, the intermediate hosts, are infected by fecal contamination of grasses and other food sources by the definitive hosts. The larval stage is often referred to as ''Cysticercus pisiformis'' and is found on the livers and peritoneal.. more

Similar species: Cyclophyllidea
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Uploaded Mar 17, 2021. Captured Jan 1, 2012 00:13 in 5 East St, New Milford, CT 06776, USA.
  • 5MP-DSC
  • f/3.0
  • 1/120s
  • ISO100
  • 7.3mm