Taeniasis due to Taenia solium

A disease of the intestines, caused by an Infection with the adult Parasitic worm Taenia solium. This disease is characterized by Abdominal pain, Weight loss, diarrhoea, constipation, or may be asymptomatic. Transmission is by ingestion of larval Cysts in undercooked pork. Confirmation is by identification of Taenia solium eggs or proglottidis in faecal samples (samples from multiple days).


  • Taenia solium (organism)
  • Abbreviated Terms

  • adult pork tapeworm infection
  • adult pork tapeworm
  • Also Known As

  • Taenia solium taeniasis
  • pork tapeworm infection
  • armed tapeworm infection
  • infection by taenia solium
  • intestinal taenia solium infection
  • pork tapeworm
  • Related ICD 10 COde

    ICD 10 Code B68.0

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