Pork and beef tapeworm life cycles

Pork and beef tapeworm life cycles

C009/6364 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 50.3MB

Downloadable file size: 997.0KB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Caption: Pork and beef tapeworm life cycles. Diagram showing the life cycles of the pork (Taenia solium) and beef (Taenia saginata) tapeworms. Humans can become infected by eating undercooked meat or ingesting contaminated food or water. The adult tapeworm lives in the intestine, gaining all its nutrition form the host. The eggs can pass through the intestine walls from where they migrate to the brain and muscles. In these tissues they form cysts, which can persist for a number of years.

Release details: Model release not required. Property release not required.

Keywords: animal, artwork, beef tapeworm, biological, biology, condition, cow, cysticercosis, disease, disorder, fauna, food-borne, human, illustration, intestinal, life cycle, lifecycle, livestock, medical, medicine, parasite, parasitic, parasitology, pathogen, people, person, pig, pork tapeworm, stage, stages, taenia saginata, taenia solium, taeniasis, tapeworm, white background, wildlife, worm, zoological, zoology, zoonosis, zoonotic

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.