Parasite articles

Life cycle of Entamoeba histolytica
Amoebiasis (Entamoeba Histolytica) - Symptoms and Treatment Amebiasis is the name of the disease caused by the amoeba Entamoeba histolytica, a protozoan that can cause severe gastrointestinal symptoms such as bloody diarrhea and liver abscess. Amebiasis is an infection that occurs worldwide, but is most common in poor regions and poor sanitation.
Parasite   Article saved: 20 December 2016
Ascaris Lumbricoides female and male
Ascariasis - Ascaris Lumbricoides The ascariasis is an intestinal parasitic disease caused by helminth Ascaris lumbricoides, a worm that can get to measure up to 40 cm long. Estimates suggest that, worldwide, more than 1 billion people are infected with Ascaris lumbricoides, but many of them unaware of this fact because it does not have relevant symptoms.
Parasite   Article saved: 06 July 2016
Ancylostoma worms
Hookworm - Ancylostoma Duodenale and Necator Americanus The hookworm, also called hookworm, necatoriasis, yellowing or Jeca Tatu disease is a very common intestinal parasitosis caused by two Nematodes: Ancylostoma duodenale or Necator americanus.
Parasite   Article saved: 15 June 2016
Scabies in human
Scabies in Human - Transmission, Symptoms and Treatment Scabies is a skin disease caused by a mite called Sarcoptes scabiei. Scabies is a contagious infection that can spread quickly through close physical contact, like between people who live in the same house or children in daycare.
Parasite   Article saved: 16 April 2013
Schistosomiasis - Symptoms and Treatment Schistosomiasis, also known as water belly or snail disease, is an infection caused by parasites of the genus Schistosoma mansoni (S. mansoni). Schistosoma species are responsible for the disease in the Americas.
Parasite   Article saved: 29 May 2013
Strongyloides stercoralis
Strongyloidiasis - Strongyloides Stercoralis The strongyloidiasis is a worm infestation caused by nematodes (helminths) Strongyloides stercoralis, very common in tropical and subtropical regions, including Brazil. The Strongyloides stercoralis often inhabit the small intestine of infected individuals and in most patients with healthy immune system does not cause significant symptoms.
Parasite   Article saved: 18 January 2017
Taenia solium
Taeniasis - Cysticercosis - Tapeworm The taeniasis, popularly known as solitary, is a worm infestation caused by parasites Taenia solium or Taenia saginata, which are worms flatworms of cestoda class.
Parasite   Article saved: 19 April 2016
Trichuris trichiura female
Trichiuriasis - Trichuris Trichiura The trichiuriasis is a worm infestation caused by the parasite Trichuris trichiura a nematode about 4 cm long, which inhabits the large intestine of infected individuals.
Parasite   Article saved: 26 June 2016
Trichomoniasis - Symptoms and Treatment Trichomoniasis is a sexually transmitted disease caused by the parasite Trichomonas vaginalis.
Parasite   Article saved: 16 October 2013
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