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).
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Related ICD 10 COdeICD 10 Code B68.0