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170302_CYSTINET_pigs 
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A woman feeding pigs. Scientists at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) collaborate with researchers from universities in Zambia, Mosambique, and Tanzania in the Project CYSTINET-Africa. Their goal is to fight diseases caused by pork tapeworms (Taenia solium). This parasite's larvae can cause neurocysticercosis. The disease's effects can include epileptic seizures. (Foto: Veronika Schmidt / TUM) Verwendung frei für Berichterstattung über CYSTINET-Africa unter Nennung des Copyrights. /...    »
 
Keywords:
pork tapeworm; CYSTINET-Africa; cysticerkosis; Taenia solium 
Faculty:
Medicine 
Chair / Science unit:
Neurology 
Event date / year:
01.11.2009 
Document type:
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Source:
TUM Fotostelle