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Taeniasis

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 Taeniasis Taeniasis (Taenia saginata, Taenia solium, Tapeworm infection)
ICD-9 123; ICD-10 B68

Taeniasis is an infection of the digestive tract by adult tapeworms. People can get the infection from beef, which generally carries the tapeworm Taenia saginata, or pigs, which carry Taenia solium.

Last updated July 3, 2019