Taeniasis is an infection caused by adult tapeworm.
- Taenia saginata
- Taenia solium
- Undercooked meat of infected animals
- Food contaminated with feces of infected person
Symptoms are usually absent.
- Medications like niclosamide, praziquantel or albendazole
- Washing hands after visiting the toilet
- Washing hands before handling and consuming food
- Washing fruits and vegetable before consumption
- Storing raw meat separately and appropriately
- Cooking meat well before consumption