Beef Tapeworm (African Tapeworm) (Taenia saginata)

Beef Tapeworm (African Tapeworm) (Taenia saginata)

Dr. Kennedy
The beef tapeworm, Taenia saginata, is the most common of the big tapeworms that parasitizes people, and is contracted from infected raw or rare beef. The beef tapeworj can grow to be 12-25 feet (3.6-7.5 m) long in the human intestine. The beef tapeworm is also known as the African tapeworm.

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