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Substance P Causes Seizures in Patients Infected by Pork Tapeworm, Baylor College of Medicine Study



2/10/2012 6:52:10 AM

A neuropeptide called Substance P is the cause of seizures in patients with brains infected by the pork tapeworm (Taenia solium), said Baylor College of Medicine researchers in a report that appears online in the open access journal PLoS Pathogens.

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