helminthiasis


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helminthiasis

[‚hel·mən′thī·ə·səs]
(medicine)
Any disease caused by the presence of parasitic worms in the body.
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The ailments treated included acidity, dysentery, loss of appetite, indigestion, constipation, presence of mucus in stool, helminthiasis, and stomach pain.
mucus, fever, helminthiasis Menispermum constipation, stomach ache, cordifolium Willd.
was used for treatment of impotency, helminthiasis, fever, and coughs in the villages of Boalia sub-district, but used to treat only erectile dysfunction (impotency) in the six villages of Bagha sub-district.
Mankind's most important disease, malaria is on the decline, while helminthiasis a severe devastating disease is increasing after construction of irrigation projects in developing countries.
Guidelines for the Evaluation of Soil-transmitted Helminthiasis and Schistosomaisis at Community Level: A Guide for Managers of Control Programmes.
Soil-transmitted helminthiasis in the United States: a systematic review--1940-2010.
After malaria and intestinal helminthiasis, schistosomiasis is the third most devastating tropical disease in the world, being a major source of morbidity and mortality for developing countries in Africa, South America, the Caribbean, the Middle East, and Asia.
The Department of Health National Capital Regional Office (DOH-NCRO) warns residents against Soil-Transmitted Helminthiasis (STH), more commonly known as intestinal worms which are transmitted through contact with contaminated soil.
The 17 NTDs are: Lymphatic filariasis, Chagas' disease, the leishmaniases, dracunculiasis, human African trypanosomiasis, blinding trachoma, leprosy, schistosomiasis, onchocerciasis, soil-transmitted helminthiasis, Buruli ulcer, dengue fever, cysticercosis, rabies, echinococcosis, foodborne trematodiases and endemic treponematoses