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Table 3 Prevalence of human taeniosis (published data)

From: Epidemiology of Taenia saginata taeniosis/cysticercosis: a systematic review of the distribution in the Americas

Country Year Location of studya Time frame Prevalence (%) (95% CI) Species Diagnostic technique Reference
Argentina 1993 Corrientes Apr-Oct 0.48 (0.01–2.66) T. saginata b Microscopy [37]
Argentina 2005 Corrientes Mar-Dec 1.77 (0.22–6.25) Taenia spp. Graham tests [38]
Brazil na Minas Gerais na 0.18 (0.13–0.26) Taenia spp. Kato-Katz [39]
Brazil 2000–2001 Minas Gerais na 0.04 (0.03–0.05) T. saginata Worm expulsion [40]
Brazil na Mato Grosso do Sul na 2.24 (0.46–6.40) Taenia spp. Microscopy [41]
Brazil 2004–2006 Paraná Jun-May 0.23 (0.00–0.28) Taenia spp. Microscopy [42]
Brazil 1992–1993 Minas Gerais Jan-Dec 2.22 (1.43–3.29) Taenia spp. Microscopy [43]
Brazil 1992 Minas Gerais na 0.72 (0.46–1.07) Taenia spp. Microscopy [44]
Chile 2005–2008 Maule Jan-Dec 0.13 (0.07–0.21) Taenia spp. Microscopy [45]
Colombia 2004 Bolívar Feb-Jun 0.79 (0.16–2.28) Taenia spp. Microscopy [46]
Ecuador 2000 Imbabura Jan-May 0.40 (0.13–0.94) T. saginata Ritchie technique & worm expulsion [47]
Pichincha 2.30 (1.32–3.71)
Guatemala na Jutiapa na 0.06 (0.010.33) T. saginata Worm expulsion [48]
Guatemala 1991–1995 Jutiapa Oct-Jan 0.03 (0.01–0.16) T. saginata b Copro-antigen ELISA [49]
Haiti 2002 Nationwide na 0.31 (0.18–0.49) Taenia spp. Ritchie technique [50]
Honduras na Francisco Morazán na 0.25 (0.01–1.37) Taenia spp. Ritchie technique [51]
Mexico 2004 Chihuahua Aug-Dec 1.02 (0.21–2.96) Taenia spp. Microscopy & Copro-antigen ELISA [52]
Mexico 1992 Baja California Feb-Jul 6.5 (2.43–13.66) Taenia spp. Microscopy [53]
Mexico 1998 Guerrero na 0.74 (0.15–2.16) Taenia spp. Copro-antigen ELISA [54]
Mexico 1996 Morelos na 0.50 (0.10–1.44) Taenia spp. Copro-antigen ELISA & Ritchie technique [55]
Peru 2008 Ayacucho na 1.4 (0.44–3.14) Taenia spp. Microscopy [56]
Peru na Tumbes na 1.5 (0.55–3.22) Taenia spp. Copro-antigen ELISA [57]
USA 2004 Texas Aug-Dec 8.8 (4.11–16.09) Taenia spp. Microscopy & Copro-antigen ELISA [52]
Venezuela na Tachira na 0.8 (0.02–4.31) Taenia spp. Ritchie technique [58]
  1. Abbreviations: CI confidence interval, na information not provided
  2. aFirst-level administration
  3. bNo description of species confirmation