Tapeworms, also know as cestodes, cause disease when the adult worms inhabit the digestive tract or when their larva cause cysts in body organs.

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NHS Choices: Tapeworm Infections
Provides information on these parasites that can live in the bowel. Includes details of symptoms, causes, diagnosis, treatment, complications and prevention.
Alveolar Hydatid Disease - CDC
Includes factsheets on the organism and the disease it causes, news releases, and reports.
Bad Bug Book: Diphyllobothrium spp.
Features cause, symptoms, diagnosis, complications, associated foods, target populations and outbreaks.
CDC: Cysticercosis
Fact sheets and articles on this disease caused by tapeworms.
Diphyllobothriasis - CDC DPDx
Factsheet with causal agents, life cycle, geographic distribution, laboratory diagnosis, and treatment.
eMedicine - Cystic Echinococcosis
Article by Enrico Brunetti, MD.
eMedicine - Cysticercosis
Article by Thomas P Giordano, MD.
eMedicine - Cysticercosis
Article by Ryan Tenzer, MD.
eMedicine - Diphyllobothriasis
Article by Derek Linklater, MD.
eMedicine - Echinococcosis
Article by Dominique A Vuitton, MD, PhD.
eMedicine - Hydatid Cysts
Article by Imad S Dandan, MD.
eMedicine - Tapeworm Infestation
Article by Raquel Mora, MD.
eMedicine: Neurocysticercosis
Article by Mohammed J Zafar, MD, FAAN.
Hymenolepiasis - CDC DPDx
Factsheet with causal agents, life cycle, geographic distribution, laboratory diagnosis, and treatment.
MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia: Taeniasis
Features cause, risk factors, symptoms, tests, treatment, complications, and prevention.
Medmicro: Cestodes
Medical and scientific information on tapeworms and the diseases they cause.
Neurocysticercosis
Comprehensive information on the most common parasitic disease of the central nervous system caused by the larval form of the tapeworm Taenia solium. [PDF]
Universität Zürich: Institut für Parasitologie
Research network on the epidemiology of Echinococcosis caused by Echinococcus granulosus and Echinococcus multilocularis in Asia.

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