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 puede ser causa de enteritis catarral, edematosa o ulcerativa, y ha sido detectado en porcentajes variables en pacientes con VIH aunque no se ha podido demostrar una significativa asociacion con diarrea (1) (Tabla I).
A comparative trial of a single-dose ivermectin versus three days of albendazole for treatment of Strongyloides stercoralis and other soil-transmitted helminth infections in children.
Strongyloides stercoralis is also capable of causing autoinfection in the host.
Colonic Strongyloides stercoralis infection masquerading as ulcerative colitis.
Strongyloides stercoralis. http://www.emedicine.com/emerg/fulltopic/topic843.htm.
Non opportunistic parasites such as Entamoeba histolytica, Giardia lamblia, Trichuris trichiura, Ascaris lumbricoides, Strongyloides stercoralis and Ancylostoma duodenale are frequently encountered in developing countries but are not currently considered opportunistic in AIDS patients (5).
With Strongyloides stercoralis infection (choose the correct answer):
No presente trabalho, vale a pena destacar que, embora os parasitos nao-patogenicos ocorressem em maior frequencia, especies patogenicas para o homem, tais como, Entamoeba histolytica/dispar, Giardia duodenalis, Strongyloides stercoralis, Ascaris lumbricoides e ancilostomideos tambem foram encontradas, fato observado por diversos autores (REZENDE et al., 1997; CAPUANO et al., 2002; REQUENA et al., 2003; NOLLA; CANTOS, 2005; RUMHEIN et al., 2005).
Also, cosmopolitan helminthiases were diagnosed: Strongyloides stercoralis (29 cases, 6.8%), Ascaris lumbricoides (24 cases, 5.6%), Enterobius vermicularis (6 cases, 1.4%).