Dipylidium Caninum Infection

Dipylidium caninum is a ribbon worm, which may cause intestinal infections, which typically are asymptomatic. (See also Overview of tapeworm infection.) Dipylidium caninum is a ribbon worm, which may cause intestinal infections, which typically are asymptomatic. (See also Overview of tapeworm infection.) D. caninum, the tapeworm doppeltporige, occurs in dogs and cats. Fleas serve as intermediate hosts. Swallowing an infected flea, usually by a small child, leading to an asymptomatic,…

September 3, 2018
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