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Table 2 Presence of Taenia solium cysticercosis recorded in African countries from 1985 to 2014. Taenia solium taeniosis was not confirmed unless otherwise stated

From: Taenia solium taeniosis/cysticercosis and the co-distribution with schistosomiasis in Africa

Country Porcine cysticercosis Taeniosis Human cysticercosis No of References
Angola   [57]   1
Benin [58]   [5961] 4
Burkina Faso [62]   [6369] 8
Burundi [70] [70] [41, 7073] 5
Cameroon [7478] [79, 80]a [79, 8187] 7
Central African Republic    [88] 1
Chad [78]    1
Côte d’Ivoire   [24]   1
Democratic Republic of Congo [89, 90] [38] [38] 3
Egypt [91]    1
Gabon    [92] 1
Gambia [93]    1
Ghana [94]   [95] 2
Guinea-Bissau   [96, 97]   2
Kenya [30, 98100]   [95, 101] 6
Madagascar [102104] [105] [106111] 10
Malawi    [18, 112] 2
Mali    [113] 1
Mozambique [51, 114, 115] [116]a [116118] 6
Namibia   [25]   1
Nigeria [119123] [120, 123127] [40, 128, 129] 12
Rwanda    [130] 1
Senegal [93] [131, 132] [132] 3
South Africa [55] [133, 134] [95, 133, 135140] 10
Tanzania [28, 29, 31, 141150] [39, 151]a [39, 95, 152156] 21
Togo [157] [157] [158161] 5
Uganda [162167] [168] [95, 169] 9
Zambia [4, 52, 170172] [36, 173175] [36, 42, 173, 174, 176, 177] 12
Zimbabwe [178]   [179, 180] 3
  1. a Confirmed Taenia solium taeniosis cases