In Diphyllobothrium latum infection, true:
|A||Definitive host is Cyclops|
|B||Infective agent is metacercaria|
|C||Produces macrocytic anemia due to B12 deficiency|
|D||All are true|
|E||None are true|
a. Diphyllobothrium is an example of the genera under Pseudophyllidea. The species of this genus are all parasites of fish-eating vertebrates
b. It is also called broad tape worm
c. Definitive host is man. Habitat in man is small intestine. The intermediate hosts are Cyclops and fish.
d. The mode of infection for man is intake of poorly cooked fish with plerocercoid larva.
e. Diphyllobothrium latum infection is typically an asymptomatic condition
f. D. latum infection is sometimes associated with megaloblastic anemia due to vitamin B 12 deficiency.