Taenia saginata (synonym Taeniarhynchus saginatus), commonly known as the beef tapeworm Taenia saginata. Taenia saginata adult 5260 lores.jpg.
Taeniasis is the infection of humans with the adult tapeworm of Taenia saginata or Taenia solium. Humans are the only definitive hosts for T. saginata and T.
[Taenia asiatica] [Taenia saginata] [Taenia solium] .. Taeniasis is the infection of humans with the adult tapeworm of Taenia saginata, T. solium or T. asiatica.
The infection with the adult tapeworm is called taeniasis if infected by the Taenia family or diphyllobothriasis if infected by Diphyllobothrium.
Key facts. Taeniasis is an intestinal infection caused by adult tapeworms. Three tapeworm species cause taeniasis in humans, Taenia solium.