Clinical Terms for Diphyllobothriasis and sparganosis (B70)
Diphyllobothriasis-. Infection with tapeworms of the genus Diphyllobothrium.
Diphyllobothrium-. A genus of tapeworm containing several species which occurs in the intestine of fish, birds, and mammals including man. Infection in humans is usually by eating uncooked fish. The larval stage is known as SPARGANUM.