Human Parasites & Parasitic Infections
A staphylococcal infection or famously known as staph infection is caused by the bacteria Staphylococcus. Usually we find these bacteria on our nose, mouth, genitals and anal area.
Hookworm infection is prevalent in hot damp areas throughout the tropics and subtropics. Two species of hookworms- Ancylostoma duodenale and Necator americanus are seen to parasitize the intestine man
Tapeworms are usually a harmless parasite, but in places with limited medical treatment available, they can wreak havoc on the population.
Onchocerciasis, or river blindness, is a debilitating disease whose symptoms include intense itching and vision loss. The disease is caused by a parasitic nematode.
Poliomyelitis is an acute contagious disease producing a wide clinical spectrum ranging from a non-paralytic illness in which the patient develops symptoms and signs of meningeal involvement
It takes about three days for the disease to manifest fully. If complications are prevented, the condition remains stable for the next 5 to 7 days. Thereafter, the spasms gradually subside
Strongyloidosis is infection of the small intestine by Strongyloides stercoralis. Adult females are small measuring 2 mm in length. They live in the mucosa of the duodenum and lay eggs.
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One in 4 people in the U.S. alone are affected by a parasite that lodges in the brain and it may cause psychological disorders, brain cancer, behavioral changes, personality changes, and more!
When individuals consume or handle meat, they may be exposing themselves to many harmful diseases. It is therefore important to know the parasites that may exist in meats and how they are passed to humans.
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