In addition to the classical agent T. spiralis (found worldwide in many carnivorous and omnivorous animals), the larvae are released from the cysts and invade the small bowel mucosa where they develop into adult worms (female mm in length, males mm; life span in the small bowel: 4 weeks). Trichinella spiralis is a zoonotic infection acquired by ingestion of contaminated undercooked or raw pork or game meat. Infectious cysts in striated muscle tissue are digested, releasing L1 larvae which mature into adults in the small intestine.
Jun 28, · The soluble extracts of T. spiralis adult worms and muscle larvae were used to treat airway inflammation before and after an ovalbumin (OVA)-sensitization/challenge in an OVA-induced asthma mouse model. The therapeutic effects were observed Author: Siying Sun, Huihui Li, Yuan Yuan, Liyuan Wang, Wenxin He, Hong Xie, Shifang Gao, Ruoxue Cheng, Haich. Depending on the classification used, there are several species of Trichinella: T. spiralis, T. pseudospiralis, T. nativa, T. murelli, T. nelsoni, T. britovi, T. papuae, and T. zimbabwensis, all but the last of which have been implicated in human disease. Adult worms and encysted larvae develop within a single vertebrate host, and an infected.