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Ascaris lumbricoides (Nematodes)
*Largest intestinal round worm
*Common name: Giant round worm
*Disease: Ascariasis
*Adult: live in small intestine
Enterobius vermicularis (nematodes)
*Manly affects children
*Common name: Pinworm
*Disease: Enterobiasis
*Adult: live in colon
*Cause: intense perianal pruritis (anal itching), irritability & insomnia
*Diagnosis: stool poor specimen, cellophane tape
Schistosoma haematobium (Trematodes)
*urine examination
Schistosoma mansoni (Trematodes)
*stool examination
(Yellow)
Schistosoma japonicum (Trematodes)
*stool examination
Selver
Entamoeba histolytica (Intestinal Protozoa)
*Disease: Amebiasis (its severe form is Amebic dysentery that cause bloody stools)
*Symptoms: loose feces, stomach pain, stomach cramping
*The most productive means of stool examination for intestinal protozoa is Trichrome Stain which facilitates detection of cysts & trophozoites.
Giardia lamblia
*Disease: Giardiasis (diarrheal disease)
*Cysts & trophozoites
Plasmodium spp (malaria)
*Acute infectious disease of the blood caused by P. falciparum, P. vivax(80% of malaria cases), P. malariae, P. ovale
*Symptoms: flu-like illness
Trypanosoma spp
*Disease: Trypanosomiasis (sleeping sickness) caused by T. brucei
*Transmitted by: tsetse fly
*Stained by Giemsa
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