Tissue Cestodes

Tissue Cestodes

Author: Adrienne Paez

Describe the general morphology of an adult cestode

Describe in graphic form the life cycle of  a cestode

List the types of cestodes that can cause human infection

State the methods of diagnosis used to identify cestode infections


This particular topic in parasitology will focus on tissue Cestodes which are more commonly known as flatworms or tapeworms.  During this session, we will learn morphology, the various types of cestodes, life cycle and diagnosis.

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