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Undercooked pork tapeworm, cystercercosis, myositits, seizures, death
Taenia solium
Egg is dog feces when ingested can cause cysts in liver
Echinococcus granulosus
Causes anaphylaxis if antigens are realesed from cysts
Echinococcus granulosus
Snails are hosts; cercariae penetrate human skin
Schistosoma
causes granulomas, fibrosis, and inflammation o fthe spleen and liver
Schistosoma
Freshwater lakes of Puerto Rico and Minnesota
Schistosoma
Undercooked fish
Clonorchis sinensis
causes inflammation of the biliary tract
Clonorchis sinensis
Undercooked crab meat
Paragonimus westermani
causes inflammation and secondary bacterial infection of the lung
Paragonimus westermani
Taenia solium treatment
Praziquantel/niclosamide, albendazole for cystercercosis
Echinococcus granulosus treatment
Albendazole
Schistosoma treatment
Praziquantel
Clonorchis sinensis treatment
Praziquantel
Pragonimus westermani treatment
Praziquantel
Larvae penetrate skin of feet
Ancylostoma duodenale (hookworm)
Intestinal infection can cause anemia (iron deficiency)
Ancylostoma duodenale (hookworm)
Eggs are visible n feces
Ascaris lumbricoides (giant roundworm)
Intestinal infection
third world infected
Ascaris lumbricoides (giant roundworm)
Food contaminated with eggs
Enterobius vermicularis (pinworm)
Intestinal infection
Enterobius vermicularis (pinworm)
Causes anal pruritus (the Scotch tape test)
Enterobius vermicularis (pin worm)
Larvae in soil penetrate the skin
Strongyloides stercoralis
Intestinal infection
Srongyloides stercoralis
Meningitis
Strongyloides stercoralis
Undercooked meat, usually pork
Trichinella spiralis
inflammation of muscle, periorbital edema
Trichinella spiralis
In drinking water
Dracunculus medinensis
skin inflammation and ulceration
Dracunculus medinensis
Transmitted by deer fly
Loa loa
causes swelling in skin (can see worm crawling in conjunctiva)
Loa loa
Transmitted by female blackflies
Onchocerca volvulus
Causes river blindness
Onchocerca volvulus
Food contaminated with eggs
Toxocara canis
Causes granulomas (if in retina>blindness) and visceral larva migrans
Toxocara canis
Female mosquito
Wuchereria bancrofti
Causes blockage of lymphatic vessels (elephantiasis)
Wuchereria bancrofti
Ancylostoma duodenale treatment (hookworm)
Mebendazole/pyrantel pamoate
Ascaris lumbricoides treatment (giant roundworm)
Mebendazole/pyrantel pamoate
Enterobius vermicularis treatment(pinworm)
Mebendazole/pyrantel pamoate
Strongyloides stercoralis
Ivermectin/thiabendazole
Trichinella spiralis treatment
Thiabendazole
Dracunculus medinensis treatment
Niridazole
Loa loa treatment
Diethylcarbamazine
Onchocerca volvulus treatment
Ivermectin
Toxocara canis treatment
Diethylcarbamazine
Wuchereria bancrofti
Diethylcarbamazine
GI infection, goes to the lung, goes to the GI
Ascaris lumbricoides (giant roundworm)
Skin infection, goes to the blood, goes to the lung, goes to the GI
Strongyloides stercoralis
Brain cysts, seizures
Taenia solium (cysticercosis)
Seizues
Taenia solium (cysticercosis)
Liver cysts
Echinococcus granulosus
B12 deficiency
Diphyllobothrium latum
Biliary tract disease
Clonorchis sinensis
Hemoptysis
Paragonimus westermani
Portal hypertension
Schistosoma mansoni
Hematuria, bladder cancer
Schistosoma haemathobium
Bladder cancer
Schistosoma haematobium
Microcytic anemia
Ancylostoma, Necator
Perianal pruritis
Enterobius
Larvae penetrate skin of feet
Ancylostoma duodenale (hookworm)
Intestinal infection can cause anemia (iron deficiency)
Ancylostoma duodenale (hookworm)
Eggs are visible n feces
Ascaris lumbricoides (giant roundworm)
Intestinal infection
third world infected
Ascaris lumbricoides (giant roundworm)
Food contaminated with eggs
Enterobius vermicularis (pinworm)
Intestinal infection
Enterobius vermicularis (pinworm)
Causes anal pruritus (the Scotch tape test)
Enterobius vermicularis (pin worm)
Larvae in soil penetrate the skin
Strongyloides stercoralis
Intestinal infection
Srongyloides stercoralis
Meningitis
Strongyloides stercoralis
Undercooked meat, usually pork
Trichinella spiralis
inflammation of muscle, periorbital edema
Trichinella spiralis
In drinking water
Dracunculus medinensis
skin inflammation and ulceration
Dracunculus medinensis
Transmitted by deer fly
Loa loa