What educational information should be provided to patients with tapeworm infestation?

Updated: Apr 15, 2021
  • Author: Lisandro Irizarry, MD, MBA, MPH, FACEP; Chief Editor: Jeter (Jay) Pritchard Taylor, III, MD  more...
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This includes the following:

  • Proper cooking of beef, pork, and fish

  • Proper freezing of meat or fish

  • Fecal-oral precautions with good hand washing

  • Treatment of infected dogs and prevention of fleas


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