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At which stage in this cycle can a man be infected?


Question

At which stage in this cycle can a man be infected?

Options

A)
2
B)
4
C)
5
D)
6

The correct answer is A.

Explanation:

In the animal's intestine, the oncospheres hatch, invade the intestinal wall, and migrate to the striated muscles, where they develop into cysticerci. A cysticercus can survive for several years in the animal. Humans become infected by ingesting raw or undercooked infected meat.

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  • It is when the bladderworm in muscles of pig head is infolded that is when it is eaten into man as not really cooked pork

  • In the animal's intestine, the oncospheres hatch, invade the intestinal wall, and migrate to the striated muscles, where they develop into cysticerci. A cysticercus can survive for several years in the animal. Humans become infected by ingesting raw or undercooked infected meat.

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