threadworm

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Related to Strongyloides stercoralis: Trichinella spiralis, Ascaris lumbricoides, Trichuris trichiura

threadworm

any of various nematodes, esp the pinworm
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Strongyloides stercoralis in the immunocompromised population.
33,9 16,3 16,7 Helmintos Hymenolepis nana 3,2 0,0 5,0 Enterobius vermicularis 37,7 21,7 20,0 Ascaris lumbricoides 5,2 0,0 5,0 Anquilostomideos 0,0 0,0 0,0 Trichuris trichiura 1,9 0,0 1,7 Strongyloides stercoralis 0,2 0,0 0,0 Provincia Especie Entre Rios Formosa La Pampa Protozoos comensales Entamoeba coli 5,6 20,4 6,9 Endolimax nana 4,5 12,9 1,7 Enteromonas hominis 0,4 0,0 0,0 Chilomastix mesnili 0,0 1,1 0,0 Iodamoeba butschlii 1,1 1,1 0,0 Protozoos patogenos Giardia lamblia 11,9 31,2 15,5 Blastocystis sp.
Stool examination performed by direct wet mount technique showed filariform larvae of Strongyloides stercoralis (Figure 1).
This paper describes a successfully treated case of Strongyloides Stercoralis hyper infection in a Leprosy patient on long-term steroid therapy from a rural hospital in West Bengal, India.
Strongyloides stercoralis is found in tropical and temperate areas.
The O&P revealed the presence of Strongyloides stercoralis, which was treated with ivermectin.
Da Fonseca Porto, "Epidemiological and clinical interaction between HTLV-1 and Strongyloides stercoralis," Parasite Immunology, vol.
Other parasites that can cause granulomatous hepatic inflammation include Fasciola hepatica, (46) which may cause calculi, cholangitis, obstructive jaundice, and a granulomatous hepatitis; Toxoplasma gondii (47,48); Capillaria hepatica, Ascaris, Strongyloides stercoralis (49); and Giardia lamblia, (50) which rarely causes granulomatous hepatitis and cholangitis.
De las especies identificadas de helmintos, cinco eran nematodos: Ascaris lumbricoides, Enterobius vermicularis, Strongyloides stercoralis, Trichuris trichiura, y una especie no identificada de la Familia Ancylostomidae; y dos eran cestodos: Hymenolepis nana y Taenia spp.
En 1993, la Ivermectina fue aceptada como un agente seguro en humanos, se ha indicado para el tratamiento de filaria, sarna, larva migrans cutanea, tungiasis, toxocariasis y pediculosis (capitis, corporis y pubis), y para erradicar Ascaris lumbricoides, Strongyloides stercoralis, Trichuris trichiura, Enterobius vermicularis y Necator (9,10,11,12,13).
The causes of secondary hemophagocytosis are attributed to different infections including viral (epstein barr virus, cytomegalovirus and varicella), bacterial (gram-negative organisms, pneumococcus and Mycoplasma pneumoniae), fungal (Candida albicans, Cryptococcus neoformans, Histoplasma capsulatum) and parasitic (Babesia microti, Plasmodium falciparum, Strongyloides stercoralis, Leishmania brazilensis) and medications (6).