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Parasite


Presentation

  • A male and three female patients aged 12-45 years presented with severe diarrhoea of 1-7 months duration associated with vomiting and central abdominal colics. Stools were yellowish or greenish and voluminous.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
Pain
  • Herein, we report the case of a 22-year-old male who was admitted to the Emergency Department with continuous abdominal pain. Ultrasonography and computed tomography revealed an ileal intussusception.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • The pain can last for weeks and there’s no vaccine – the only way to get the worm out is to gradually wrap it around a stick. The head-splitting fungus – Cordyceps fungi Erich G.[sciencefocus.com]
  • Giardia infections often lead to painful stomach cramping that can last up to six weeks. Pinworms are just what they sound like: tiny, thin, white worms that can grow to be up to a quarter-inch long. They are often transferred via dirt or waste.[wonderopolis.org]
Fever
  • Thirty hours later the peripheral parasitaemia cleared with resolution of fever and haemoglobinuria.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
Painter
  • Turnbull LB 1, 2 , Siwo GH 1, 3 , Button-Simons KA 1 , Tan A 1, 4 , Checkley LA 1 , Painter HJ 5 , Llinás M 5, 6 , Ferdig MT 1 .[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
Splenectomy
  • Artemisinin resistance should be distinguished when prolonged parasite clearance is found in a malaria patient who has had splenectomy.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

Workup

Babesia Microti
  • Most cases of babesiosis reported in the United States have been tickborne and caused by Babesia microti, the etiologic agent of all previously described transfusion-transmitted cases.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

Treatment

  • At the end of the treatment, duodenal biopsy specimens obtained from three patients were studied by transmission electron microscopy by two pathologists who were unaware of the patients' treatment.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • I hope they can work as well for you, but please be patient with the treatment.[superfoodprofiles.com]

Prognosis

  • […] review shows that a standardization initiative is essential to guide researchers and clinical laboratories towards the achievement of a robust and reproducible methodology, which will permit further evaluation of parasite load as a surrogate marker of prognosis[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

Etiology

  • One challenging issue in the diagnosis of anisakiasis is the molecular detection of the etiological agent even at very low quantity, such as in gastric or intestinal biopsy and granulomas.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

Epidemiology

  • Diagnosis is performed by combining clinical and epidemiological features, and through the detection of Leishmania parasites (or DNA) in tissue specimens or trough parasite isolation in culture medium.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
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Prevention

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