Trichuriasis

 

Introduction

 

Agent

 

History of Discovery

 

Symptoms

 

Diagnosis and Treatment

 

Epidemiology

 

Links and References

 

Contact

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Useful Web Links

I encourage anyone who wants to learn more about Trichuriasis or parasites in general to take a look at these links!

 

Other Parasite Websites!

Parasites and Pestilence: Infectious Public Health Challenges

Human Biology at Stanford

 

Center of Disease Control Information on Trichuriasis

International Task Force for Disease Eradication

 

Learn more about Rectal Prolapse

Materials Safety Data Sheet, Canadian office of Laboratory Security

 

References

Coombs, Isabel, & Crompton, D.W.T. A Guide to Human Helminths London ; New York : Taylor and Francis, 1991.

Eric L Weiss, MD, DTM&H, Tirchuris trichiura, E-Medicine Journal, July 13 2001, Volume 2, Number 7. http://www.emedicine.com/emerg/topic842.htm

Ismail, M. M.; Jayakody, R. L. “Efficacy of albendazole and its combinations with ivermectin or diethlycarbamazine (DEC) in the treatment of Trichuris trichiura infections in Sri Lanka.” Annals of Tropical Medicine and Parisitology; July 1999; v93, no.5, p501-504.

Markell, Edward K.; John, David T.; Krotoski, Wojciech A. Markell and Voge’s Medical Parisitology. Eight Ed. W.B. Saunders Co. New York, 1999.

Publication of CDC Surveillance Summaries. February 28, 1992 / 41(08);145-146. http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/00016167.htm


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