Tapeworms

Image of a tape worm.

Tapeworms live in the digestive tracts of vertebrates as adults and often in the bodies of various animals as juveniles. In a tapeworm infection, adults absorb food predigested by the host, so the worms have no need for a digestive tract or a mouth. Large tapeworms are made almost entirely of reproductive structures with a small "head" for attachment. Symptoms vary widely, depending on the species causing the infection. The largest tapeworms can be 20 m or longer. Tapeworm awareness is importance to humans because they infect people and livestock. Two important tapeworms are the pork tapeworm and the beef tapeworm

Location

Find us on the map

Office Hours

Our Regular Schedule

Las Vegas Office

Monday:

7:00 am-4:00 pm

Tuesday:

7:00 am-4:00 pm

Wednesday:

7:00 am-4:00 pm

Thursday:

7:00 am-4:00 pm

Friday:

7:00 am-4:00 pm

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed

Testimonial

  • "I love Dr. Castro and his awesome staff, especially Beth! I don't even need to mention my name and she knows who I am! They treat you like family! I've been coming here for years! He saved my oldest dog from parvo! I can't thank them enough for taking care of all my pups! Their prices are great! Service is awesome! I wouldn't go anywhere else!"
    Suzana N.