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Trichuris Trichuris
No clinical sympoms, but chronic infect shows bloody stools, anemia from hemorrage, seconadary bacteria infections.
Trichinella spiralis
Three phases of symptoms; mild -- severe --- moderate usually abate after 30 days; skin and seriological tests, but early stage false negative, has to be two to three weeks old to get a wheal. live larvae in muscle biospy
strongyloides stercoralis
rare feces diagnosis; Ground itch cutaneous phase; travese skin (creeping eruption) Pulmonary phase: migrate through the lungs, can see larvae in sputum, intenstinal infection- abdominal pain etc; identification from rhaditofmr larvae in feces; serological tests
Hookworms
Cutaneous, Pulmonary and Intestinal Phases; Most serious with intestinal infection; geophagy; pulmonary infection
Cutaneous larval migrans
feet, arms, face most common site of infection; red itchy paules and the migratory path of th eburrowing larva cause slightly red elvated ridges, can persist for weeks or even months
Ascaris Lumbricoides
Mostly symptomless; However ashtma, insoma, rash; migrating larvae are the problem; can be obstructive in bile duct, liver etc
Anisakis spp
ii. Pathology is caused by host inflammatory response. Larvae in humans bores into throat or gastric mucus, swelling of the digestive tract walls may cause obstruction or peritonitis
Wuchereria bancrofti
Elephantitis, swelling over lymph nodes; etc
Brugio malayi
lymphone, cylure (lymp and fat in urin; elephantitis (not scrotal area); accruate id of microfilari in blood; THICK BLOOD SMEAR
Onchocerca volvuls
microfilaira cause skin discolartion, puctate- keratitis whitish corneal opacity, caused by when parasit is migrating; detection is microfilaria in skin snip, not found in blood
Loa Loa
Infections are mild, psych ward; sometimes get a granuloma formation below conjunctiva; visualization of worms microfiliari may be detectable in blood in day time
Dracunuclus medinesis
identify worms in blister; no test