oa Central African Journal of Medicine - Cellophane tape as an aid to the detection of taenia saginata eggs

Volume 19, Issue 7
  • ISSN : 0008-9176



The Incidence of Cysticercus bovis (measles) in cattle in Rhodesi�a shows no signs of diminishing and the affection is the cause of a formidable loss annually in foreign exchange. The cellophane type method for the detection of persons harbouring Taenia saginata is descriptionbed and is recommended because it is cheaper, simpler and more accurate than stool examtination.

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