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Date1845
AuthorDujardin
ContributionRecorded the similarity between the scolex of porcine cysticerci and the head ot adult tapeworms (Taenia) from humans.
ReferenceGrove
NotesThe similarity had been noted by Goeze in 1784. It has been alleged that Dujardin demonstrated that cysticerci become adult tapeworms (Taenia). See Partasitology Today 9: 347, 1993. See Kuchenmeister 1854.
CategoryCausation
Pathogen ClassHelminths

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