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Pork Tapeworm
Pork Tapeworm
Pork Tapeworm

An adult pork tapeworm (Taenia solium), which has several small hooks on its head, can penetrate the intestinal wall in people and cause infection.

Image courtesy of Dr. Mae Melvin via the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Public Health Image Library.

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