History of Taeniasis and Cysticercosis

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Abstract

The history of parasitic diseases—including taeniasis—is as old as that of humanity (Cox 2004), but it has been only in the past few centuries that enough knowledge has been accumulated to proper characterize the disease complex taeniasis/cysticercosis as a major infection of human beings (Fig. 1.1).