Parasitology 9- (Nematodes) Strongyloides stercoralis,Ancylostoma duodenale & Necator americanus

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Questions:

Q. How is Strongyloides stercoralis transmitted?

Q. What disease is caused by Strongyloides stercoralis?

Q. How is Strongyloides stercoralis treated?

Q. What are the scientific names of Hookworms?

Q. How are hook worms transmitted?

Q. What disease is caused by Hookworms?

Q. How is Hookworm infection treated?

Answers:

Q. How is Strongyloides stercoralis transmitted?

Larvae.

(The larvae are present in soil and they penetrate the skin usually of foot)

Q. What disease is caused by Strongyloides stercoralis?

Intestinal Infection

  • Vomitting
  • Diarrhea
  • Anemia

Q. How is Strongyloides stercoralis treated?

  • lvermectin
  • Albendazole

Q. What are the scientific names of Hookworms?

  • Ancylostoma duodenale
  • Necator americanus

Q. How are hook worms transmitted?

Larvae.

(The larvae are present in soil and they penetrate the skin usually of foot)

 

Q. What disease is caused by Hookworms?

The parasites cause intestinal infection.

They also suck blood from the intestinal wall and cause anemia.

Q. How is Hookworm infection treated?

  • Bendazoles
  • Pyrantel pamoate

 
 
 

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