Tapeworm—Sparganosis comes from water infected with Cyclops protozoa. The plants growing in this water (like watercress) get infected with the stage of development passed on to humans when they eat the plant.

Tapeworm-Sparganosis 1

Sparganosis LifeCycle

To read about symptoms, how to diagnose and treatment of Tapeworms, go to the Tapeworm Introduction page.