LA COPROLOGIE PARASITAIRE : Techniques de diagnostic

La coprologie parasitaire encore appelée examen parasitologique des selles constitue un ensemble de techniques qui mettent en évidence les parasites de l’appareil digestif (ainsi que les parasites dont les adultes ont une localisation vasculaire ou pulmonaire) ou ceux pour lesquels les selles constituent le véhicule…

Schistosoma haematobium Morphology,life cycle,Symptoms and Treatment

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Schistosoma haematobium was found in Africa and the middle east. It is a species of the digenetic trematode that belongs to the group of blood flukes responsible for causing a type of schistosomiasis known as Urinary Schistosomiasis. It is the major agent of schistosomiasis and…

Parasitology Case study #2

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A 23-year-old female presented to her primary care provider with abdominal pain, cramps, flatulence, and diarrhea five days after returning from a white water rafting trip. Stool specimens were collected in 10% formalin and zinc polyvinyl alcohol (Zn-PVA) and sent to a reference lab for…

Parasitology Case study #1

Sputum specimens were collected for routine microbiological work-up on an 18-year-old patient from Myanmar who presented with cavitary lung disease. The patient also had international travel to Malaysia and within the United States had visited Illinois, Indiana, and New York. During the examination of a…

Ascaris lumbricoides Morphology, life cycle, diagnosis and Treatment

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Ascaris Lumbricoides is a Nematode sometimes considered as the ‘’large worm” of human capable of growing to a length of up to 35 cm. These large roundworms are the most common parasitic worm in humans. They are responsible for the disease term Ascariasis which is…

Giardia Lamblia Diagnostic,life cycle,treatment and prevention

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The protozoan Giardia lamblia, also known as Giardia intestinalis. Is a flagellated protozoan that infect and reproduces in the small intestine, cau sing beaver fever also known as Giardiasis. This protozoan attaches it’s self  to the walls of the small intestine by a ventral adhesive disc, and  is able to asexually reproduce via binary fission….

Stool examination (Wet mount vs Lugol iodine staining) Method

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Stool is one of the most common sample used in the laboratory to diagnose intestinal parasites,Though some serological methods have been develop,the most commonly performed procedure in parasitology is the ova and parasite (O &P) examination base on stool macroscopic and microscopical observation Gastro-intestinal infestations…

TRICHURIA TRICHIURIS MORPHOLOGY ,SYMPTOMS ,LABORATORY DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT

TRICHURIA TRICHIURIS Human are infected chiefly by a species of whipworm called Trichuris trichiuris or Trichocephalus trichiuris which are round worm nematode that causes Trichuriasis ,one of the neglected tropical disease that infects human and animals large intestine. Because of the worm shapes (Look like a whip with wider handles at the posterior…

PINWORM (ENTEROBIUS VERMICULARIS) SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS, DIAGNOSTIC AND TREATMENT

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Enterobius Vermicularis Pinworms are prevalent around the world, although they are not a serious threat to the overall health of individual, they do cause some discomfort through anal irritation and nervousness mostly in small children. The most prevalent type of human worm infection in the…