Occurrence of Taenia solium in a Cape fur seal (Arctocephalus pusillus)

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  • SDG 13
  • Abstract:

    The larval stage of Taenia solium was recovered from the brain, skeletal muscles, heart, lungs and liver of a Cape fur seal collected near Cape Town. This is apparently the second record of the larval stage of this cestode in a marine mammal.