worms

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veritas0908
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worms
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2012-08-01 23:21:19
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diseases caused by worms
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  1. Pinworms (Enterobius vermicularis)
    • Enterobiasis
    • -anal itching, restlessness, irritability, nervousness, poor sleep
  2. Whipworms (Trichuris trichiura)
    • Trichuriasis
    • -abdominal pain, bloody stools, weight loss
  3. Hookworm (Necator americanus and Ancylostoma duodenale)
    • Hookworm disease
    • -anemia, weakness, fatigue, physical and mental retardation in children
    • -in southern areas of the U.S. (wear shoes)
  4. Ascaria (Ascaris lumbricoides)
    • Ascariasis
    • -abdominal pain, live worms vomitted or passed in stools
    • -seen in pigs and dogs
    • -round worms (white)
    • -eggs are extremely resistant
  5. Pork tapeworm (Taenia solium)
    • Cysticercosis
    • variable symptoms depending on location and number of cystercerci in the body
  6. life cycle of pork tapeworm
    pig eats worm from human feces- Cysticercus develops in pig- do not cook pork thoroughly and eat it- cysticercus develops into mature tapeworm in small intestine.

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