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  • The Spread Of Malnutrition In Ethiopia

    time. The nutrition that children and adults lack has caused many deaths over the years. Ethiopia, a country in Africa, has been known as one of the top countries in Africa with the highest malnutrition rate, especially children having the highest rate of malnutrition. Malnutrition in Ethiopia has been talked about for a very long time, but there really hasn 't been a solution to this major problem yet. There are plenty of reasons as to why children in Ethiopia have a higher chance to be undernourished. Two of these reasons is children getting intestinal parasite infections and another reason as to why children in Ethiopia experience malnutrition are that children and families…

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  • Intestinal Parasites: Pathogenic Organisms That Cause Infectious Disease

    Parasites are one of the four major classes of pathogenic organisms that cause infectious diseases (Janeway et al., 2001). They are replete in Sub Sahara Africa because of suitable climate and socio-economic situation favouring their growth and that of their vectors leading to easy spread and perennial persistence of parasitic diseases in the population (Pullan and Brooker, 2008; Froeschke et al., 2010, Patz et al 2000). Plasmodium falciparum is the commonest specie of Plasmodium parasite…

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  • Drenches Case Study

    Introduction Drenches is a liquid formulation for oral administration that is used to kill internal and external parasites especially in sheep. It is used in the worm control on any farms. Drenches is also known as anthelmintics as they contain active ingredients that kill the helminths in the stomach. Basically, there are three major types of drenches which are the suspensions, solutions and emulsions. (P.Junquera, 2015) Drenches can be a “broad spectrum” when they treat an extensive range of…

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  • Echinoccocosis Case Study

    Nonetheless, there is no unmistakable refinement between them on account of the zoonotic parasites which can possibly taint both man and creatures, along these lines influencing the strength of both classes. A decent case of a zoonosis is echinoccocosis. The disease in the puppy is created by grown-up Echinococcus granulosus and is typically not exceptionally destructive to the canine. In people, in any case, echinoccocosis is brought on by the metacestode of E. granulosus known as hydatid…

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  • Strongyloides Stercoralis Case Study

    stercoralis can be found concentrated in warm humid climates worldwide. Taiwan, an island to the east of China, is not considered to be the region for this parasite to be found, thus, this study investigated the case of a 17 year old female that presented a rhabditiform larvae in feces after a intestinal transplant who lived in Taiwan.2 Journal Summary and Major Findings The case report expresses a Taiwanese woman’s foray throughout an intestinal graft. At the age of 10 years old she…

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  • Parasitic Helminth Research Paper

    Primary H. polygyrus infections are generally chronic and asymptomatic in wild-type mice, causing only moderate intestinal pathology without seemingly affecting overall health (31). However, when the infection is cleared with anti-helminthic drug treatment and the mice are subsequently re-infected, a strong memory response is generated that expels the worms in about 12 days after challenge (25,32). The exact mechanisms of this highly effective memory response upon reinfection is poorly…

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  • Pathogens Cause Disease

    Malaria is a disease caused by parasites, in the genus Plasmodium, that are transmitted between the human population and female Anopheles mosquitoes (Carter R, 2001). Malaria is complex due to the fact that it can infect both humans and mosquitoes, however, it only causes disease with symptoms such as high fever, chills, and vomiting in humans mosquitoes are not affected by the parasite (CDC, 2016). Once a human is infected with the parasite, in the form of a sporozoite, the parasite grows and…

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  • Assignment 3: Epidemiology Essay

    e Three - Research and draft 1 Question 1 1.1) Give a possible diagnose and name the etiological agent involved. Schistosomiasis caused by Schistosoma haematobium. 1.2) Name the intermediate and definite host of this particular parasites mentioned in 1.1 Intermediate host - Freshwater snails Definite host - Humans, primates (Tierney et al., 2007) 1.3) Discuss the life cycle of this parasite mentioned in 1.1. According to Weerakoon et al.(2015), the schistosome parasite has a life cycle…

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  • Tapeworm Research Paper

    Important tapeworm parasite of humans Introduction: Tapeworm are those parasites which can live in the gut or intestinal tract of animals .It can transfer in humans by eating undercooked meat or fish and comes in contact with feces of infected animals. Several tapeworm species can infect the humans and cause many diseases which can be fatal. Such as Taenia saginata, Taenia solium, Diphylidium caninum and etc. Classification of tape worms: There are many type of parasitic tapeworm but they can be…

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  • Bacterial Food Contamination: What Is Sustenance Pollution?

    FOOD CONTAMINATION Definition Sustenance pollution alludes to nourishments that are ruined or spoiled on the grounds that they either contain microorganisms, for example, microscopic organisms or parasites, or harmful substances that make them unfit for utilization. Reason Sustenance defilement is a major issue since it brings about nourishment borne illnesses that every year influence an expected seventy-six million individuals in the United States, while prompting around 325,000…

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