Taeniasis due to Taenia saginata
A disease of the intestines, caused by an Infection with the adult Parasitic worm Taenia saginata. This disease is characterized by Abdominal pain, Weight loss, diarrhoea, constipation, or may be asymptomatic. Transmission is by ingestion of larval Cysts in undercooked beef. Confirmation is by identification of Taenia saginata eggs or proglottids in faecal samples (samples from multiple days).
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Related ICD 10 COdeICD 10 Code B68.1