Beef Tapeworm Transmission
Facts about the transmission of tapeworm infections includes:
- Adult worms in the intestine of a human release eggs into the stool.
- An animal ingests the eggs:
- Most common animals include cows, pigs or fish.
- The eggs invade the intestine and enter the bloodstream of the animal.
- The eggs grow into larvae in the muscles of the animal.
- The human eats undercooked meat from the infected animal
- The larva grow into adults in the human intestine.
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