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NOTE: CDC's DPDx webpage for Laboratory Identification of Parasites of Public Health Concern has been moved to https://www.cdc.gov/dpdx/index.html. See the Parasites A-Z Index to locate diagnostics for a parasite.
Helminth Parasites - ASP
The basics about nematodes, cestodes and termatodes from the Australian Society for Parasitology.
Taenia solium and T. saginatum (human hosts)
Hymenolepis nana and Diphylobothrium latum
Hymenoleiasis - CDC
A fact sheet about the disease caused by the dwarf tapeworm, Hymenolepis nana, from the Center for Disease Control.
Diphyllobothrium Infection - CDC
Fact sheet about the illness caused by one of the largest tapeworms, Diphyllobothrium latum, from the Center for Disease Control.
Echinococcus granulosus and E. multilocularis
Echinococcosis - CDC
Fact sheet about the diseases caused by the tapeworms of the genus Echinococcus from the Center for Disease Control.
Echinococcosis - WHO
Information about the World Heath Organization's program to reduce infections by the Echinococcus tapeworms.
Taenia pisiformis and T. taeniaeformis (animal hosts)