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Diplyidium Caninum

Dipylidium Caninum attaches itself to the intestinal lumen of it's definitive host (dogs, cats, or sometimes humans) as an adult. It's hooked head is specialized to hold it in place in the intestine. Dipylidium caninum and all cestodes lack digestive tracts. It feeds by absorption through it's body covering, or tegument. Because of this absorption method of feeding, it is logical that the worms have evolved to locate themselves in the intestines of their hosts where the partially digested food is of maximum benefit. Common tapeworm of dogs and cats in the United States and Canada is called Dipylidium Caninum Infection. For a person to become infected with Dipylidium, he or she must accidentally swallow an infected flea. Infection with Dipylidium Caninum is often asymptomatic in humans, though there are some reports of abdominal pain, diarrhea, irritability, and anal pruritis (Reddy, 1982)