Submitted to: Meeting Abstract
Publication Type: Book / Chapter
Publication Acceptance Date: 5/10/1998
Publication Date: N/A
Technical Abstract: This chapter reviews information on etiologic agent, life cycle, clinical signs and symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention and control of meat and fishborne parasites. Diseases and agents covered are toxoplasmosis, sarcocystosis, taeniasis and cysticercosis among meatborne parasites. Fishborne parasites covered are species of the genera Capillaria, Gnathostoma, Anisakis, Clonorchis, Opisthorchis, and Diphyllobothrium. Other parasites covered are Toxocara, Bayliascaris, Cryptosporidium, Isospora, Cyclospora, and Giardia.