Dwarf tapeworm

Other Names:
Rat tapeworm

Dwarf tapeworm (Hymenolepis nana, also known as Rodentolepis nana, Vampirolepis nana, Hymenolepis fraterna, and Taenia nana) is a cosmopolitan species though most common in temperate zones, and is one of the most common cestodes (a type of intestinal worm or helminth) infecting humans, especially children.

Broader Problems:
Tapeworm as a parasite
Problem Type:
G: Very specific problems
Date of last update
12.01.2018 – 17:47 CET