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Enterobius vernicularis
roundworm/mebendazole/food contaminated with eggs/intestinal infection, pruritus/scotch tape test
Ascaris lumbricoides
roundworm/mebendazole/eggs in feces/intestinal infection
Trichinella spiralis
roundworm/thiabendazole/undercooked meat (pork)/inflammation in muscle, periorbital edema
Strongyloides stercoralis
roundworm/thiabendazole/larvae in soil penetrate skin/intestinal infection, vomiting, diarrhea, anemia
Ancylostoma duodenale/Necator americanus
roundworm/mebendazole/larvae penetrate skin of feet/intestinal infection, anemia
Dracunculus medinensis
roundworm/niridazole/drinking water/skin inflammation, ulceration
Onchocerca volvulus
roundworm/ivermectin/female blackflies/river blindness, skin nodules, lizard skin, allergic rxn to microfilaria
Loa Loa
roundworm/Diethylcarbamazine/deer fly,horse fly, mango fly/swelling in skin, worm crawling in conjunctiva
Wuchereria bancrofti
roundworm/Diethylcarbamazine/female mosquito/blockage of lymphatics,elephantiasis in 1 yr
Toxocara canis
roundworm/Diethylcarbamazine/food contaminated with eggs/granulomas, blindness and visceral larva migrans