Cysticercosis or pork tapeworm: symptoms and treatment, a means of folk medicine techniques
Say no to parasites: methods for the treatment of cysticercosis in humans
Cysticercosis is a parasitic disease. Belongs to the group cestodosis. The larvae of the pathogen (pork tapeworm), getting into the human stomach, are exempt from the outer shell, the germ and boring through the intestinal wall. Out with the bloodstream they spread throughout the body and deposited on the organs, causing the characteristic symptoms. This bot can suffer the skin, subcutaneous tissue, bones, internal organs, muscles, the brain and spinal cord, eyes.
Etiology and epidemiology
The causative agent of cysticercosis
The causative agent of cysticercosis is the larva of pork tapeworm – cysticerci (Finn). It is a transparent bubble ovoid shape. Inside there is a head (scolex), which is provided with suckers and hooks whisk. Finn in size from 5 to 15 mm. Length of life in humans, cysticerci is up to 17 years.
Cysticercosis in humans is more widespread in countries with low levels of sanitation. This Is Africa, South America, South Asia, Mexico. Sporadic cases are recorded in Belarus, Western Ukraine, Georgia, Siberia, Amur.
When identifying the causes of disease find out the availability of the patient teniasis. Taeniasis and cysticercosis are diseases caused by a pork tapeworm, but the taeniasis parasite in the body of an adult individual. Mature worms can dostigat length up to 3 meters and are localized in the small intestine of man. Defecation the patient teniasis can be noted in the stool the segments of a tapeworm tape.
In addition, cysticercosis occurs in animals. Bovigny cysticercosis occurs in cattle and even reindeer. It is caused by worms in the larval stage. There is and its variety – cysticercosis tenically that affects the serous membrane of the body of cattle (mesentery and omentum). The diagnosis is done after slaughter.
The causes of infection
The cysticercosis can be transmitted because of unwashed hands
Known two mechanisms of measles infection: exogenous (external) and endogenous (internal).
failure to comply with the rules of personal hygiene (dirty hands, unwashed fruits, berries and vegetables);
in case of violation of rules of handling contaminated material laboratory;
when soil fertilizer contaminated with sewage.