The Horror of Toxoplasmosis! This article is about our little granddaughter.
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
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.
Previously known as Japanese B encephalitis, this disease is now called Japanese encephalitis (JE). It was first identified as a definite entity when it broke out as an epidemic in Japan in 1924.
Leptospirae cause serious disease in man in different regions. Among the several serotypes, only Leptospirae icterohaemorrhagiae, L. canicola, L. Pomona, L. hebdomadis and L. autumnalis are harmful
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.
Infection by the protozoon Toxoplasma gondii causes toxoplasmosis. This parasite undergoes its full lifecycle only in cats and other canine hosts but it affects many mammals, birds and reptiles.
They are found all over the planet from jungles and beaches to the grass on your lawn. Never mind sci-fi stories - nothing in fiction or film can match the horror of these parasitic monsters
Onchocerciasis, or river blindness, is a debilitating disease whose symptoms include intense itching and vision loss. The disease is caused by a parasitic nematode.
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!