Trichuris trichiura-Introduction, Morphology, Life Cycle, Pathogenicity, Lab Diagnosis, Treatment, Prevention, and Keynotes

Egg of Trichuris trichura or Whipworm

Introduction Trichuris trichiura, commonly known as the whipworm, is a parasitic nematode (roundworm) that infects the human gastrointestinal tract, primarily the cecum and colon. This parasite is one of the major soil-transmitted helminths (STH) that affect humans worldwide. Here is an introduction to Trichuris trichiura: …

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Clinically Important Parasites: Introduction,Common and Scientific Names, Keynotes, and Related Pictures

Giardia cysts in stool

Introduction of Clinically Important Parasites Some common clinically important parasites are Giardia lamblia, Entamoeba histolytica, hookworms, roundworms, Strongyloides stercoralis, Plasmodium species and Leishmania donovani. Clinically Important Parasites Common and Scientific Names Common and Scientific Names of Some Clinically Important Parasites are as follows- S.No. Common …

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