Taeniasis (tape worm): An introduction

Taeniasis (tape worm): An introduction

Health Staff Ed
Updated Jun 26, 2019

Course Overview

Whilst taeniasis generally causes mild digestive symptoms taenia solium one of the two most common species causes cysticercosis the leading preventable cause of epilepsy in the world. This interactive course provides an overview of taeniasis.

Target Audience


Learning Objectives

Participants will learn how taeniasis is transmitted diagnostic tests and treatment and the prevention strategies recommended by the World Health Organization.

Business Outcomes

This course is part of comprehensive infectious diseases learning package.