Parasitology 11- (Tissue Parasites) Wuchereria bancrofti & Toxocara canis

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Questions:

Q. How is Wuchereria bancrofti transmitted?

Q. What diseases are caused by Wuchereria bancrofti?

Q. How is Wuchereria bancrofti treated?

Q. How is Toxocara canis transmitted?

Q. What disease is caused by Toxocara canis?

Q. How is Toxocara canis treated?

Answers:

Q. How is Wuchereria bancrofti transmitted?

It is transmitted by Female Mosquito.

Q. What diseases are caused by Wuchereria bancrofti?

Elephentiasis

(blocks lymphatic vessels. Patient becomes symptomatic after 9 months to 1 year).

Q. How is Wuchereria bancrofti treated?

Diethylcarbamazine

Q. How is Toxocara canis transmitted?

It is transmitted by Food contaminated with Eggs.

Q. What disease is caused by Toxocara canis?

Viseral Larva migrans

Q. How is Toxocara canis treated?

  • Albendazole
  • Mebendazole

 
 
 

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