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A woman underwent colonoscopy after presenting with colicky abdominal pain and loose stool. What type of worm is causing this presentation? A) Ascaris lumbricoides B) Diphyllobothrium latum C) Necator americanus D) Trichinella spiralis E) Trichuris trichiura

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Agreed with all friends ans is B Ie Diphylobothrium latum

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Answer is B: Diphyilobothrium latum

B) Diphyllobothrium latum

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B.fish tapeworm

.B. Diphylloborthrium latum. Diphyllobothrium is a genus of tapeworms which can cause diphyllobothriasis in humans through consumption of raw or undercooked fish. The principal species causing diphyllobothriasis is Diphyllobothrium latum, known as the broad or fish tapeworm, or broad fish tapeworm.

SUGGESTIVE OF B . DIPHYLLOBOTHRIUM LATUM

B option.

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