Cestodes

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  1. Cestodes
    Tapeworms
  2. general characteristics
    multicellular, Heterotrophic, Non-motile, Hermaphrodite, Flayworms, attach to intestinal wall
  3. 3 parts
    • scolex
    • neck
    • proglottid
  4. Proglottid
    have both male and female parts
  5. Taenia spp
    • many species
    • Specific Primary and Intermediate host- NEED BOTH
  6. Taenia habitat
    small intestines
  7. T. Hydatigen host
    • int. - cattle, sheep
    • def. - dogs
  8. T. ovis host
    • int.-sheep
    • def.-dogs
  9. T. pisiformis host
    • int.-rodents, rabbits
    • def.-cats, dogs
  10. T. saginata host
    • int.-cattle
    • def.-humans
  11. T. solium host
    • int.-pigs,humans
    • def.-humans
  12. T.taeniaformis host
    • int.-rodents
    • def.-cats, dogs, humans
  13. Taenia signs
    • rubbing or licking at rear end
    • possible weight loss
    • intestinal disturbances
  14. is Taenia zoonotic
    no
  15. Flea Tapeworm
    Dipylidium caninum
  16. Flea host
    • Int.-flea or louse
    • def.-dog and cat
  17. flea habitat and distribution
    • small intestines
    • common in USA
  18. flea identification
    look like cucumber or sesame seeds
  19. flea signs
    anal pruritis, weight loss, diarrhea(possible)
  20. flea zoonotic
    • yes
    • people est flea
  21. Flea treatment
    • droncit or cestex
    • treat for flea and/or lice
  22. Hydatid Tapeworm
    Echinococcus granulosus
  23. Hydatid host
    • int.-herbivores (cattle,sheep, deer, ect)
    • def.-dog
  24. Hydatid habitat and distribution
    • small intestines
    • Nothern NA (carried by coyotes)
  25. Hydatid signs
    • carnivores = mild
    • humans = serious
  26. is hydatid zoonotic
    yes
  27. Alveolar hydatid disease
    Echinococcus multilocularis
  28. Aveolar host
    • int.-small rodents
    • def.-wild canines
  29. aveolar distribution
    canada/spreading throught= the Dakotas and MN by the red fox
  30. aveolar signs and is it zoonotic
    • not mych of anything
    • yes (most lethal form)
  31. what can't you see on the aveolar that you can normally see on tapeworms
    segments
  32. Broad-fish tapeworm
    Diphyllobothrium latum
  33. broad-fish host
    bears, dogs, cats, swine, and humans
  34. broad-fish habitat and distribution
    • small intestines
    • great lakes area
  35. broad-fish symptoms
    low pathogenicity in host animals
  36. is broad-fish zoonotic
    yes
  37. what are broad-fish
    tiny crustaceans and fish
  38. how many intermediate host for broad-fish
    2
  39. how is broad-fish transmitted
    raw or undercooked fish
  40. Large animal cestodes
    moniezia benedini host
    moniezia expansa host
    • cattle
    • sheep. cattle, and goats
  41. large animal habitat
    small intestine
  42. large animal signs
    lower weight gain
  43. Equine Tapeworm
    Anoplocephala spp.
  44. equine habitat and signs
    • live in junction of small and large intestines
    • bleeding ulcers in small int., colic, diarrhea

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