ICD-11 classes
01 Certain infectious or parasitic diseases
Parasitic diseases
Diseases due to cestodes
1F76 — Taeniasis
1F76.1 — Taeniasis due to Taenia saginata

ICD-11 1F76.1 — Taeniasis due to Taenia saginata

A disease of the intestines, caused by an infection with the adult parasitic worm Taenia saginata. This disease is characterised by abdominal pain, weight loss, diarrhoea, constipation, or may be asymptomatic. Transmission is by ingestion of larval cysts in undercooked beef. Confirmation is by identification of Taenia saginata eggs or proglottids in faecal samples (samples from multiple days).

It includes 2 items.

  • Infection due to adult tapeworm Taenia saginata
  • Taenia saginata taeniasis

The diagnosis excludes nothing.

It has no clarifying diagnoses.

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