Enterobius vermicularis

Links and References

 
Links

CDC Pinworm Fact Sheet: http://www.cdc.gov/ncidod/dpd/parasites/pinworm/factsht_pinworm.htm

eMedicine Pinworm: http://www.emedicine.com/med/topic1837.htm

 
References

Avolio L et al. Perianal granuloma caused by Enterobius vermicularis: Report of a new observation and review of the literature. Journal of Pediatrics 132, June 1998

Burkhart C et al. Assessment of the frequency, transmission, and genitourinary complications of enterobiasis (pinworm). International Journal of Dermatology 44, 2005 pp. 837-840.

Chan OT et al. The cockroach as a host for Trichinella and Enterobius vermicularis: implications for public health. Hawaii Med J 63, March 2004 pp. 74-77.

Goncalves M et al. Human intestinal parasites in the past: new findings and a review. Mem Inst Oswaldo Cruz 97, 2002.

Johnson E et al. Emerging from obscurity: biological, clinical, and diagnostic aspects of Dientamoeba fragilis. Clinical Microbiology Reviews 17, July 2004 pp. 553-570.

Jones JE. Pinworms. Am Fam Physician 38, September 1988 pp 159-164.

Petro M et al. Unusual endoscopic and microscopic view of Enterobius vermicularis: a case report with a review of the literature. Southern Medical Association 2005.

Russell LJ. The pinworm, Enterobius vermicularis. Primary Care 18, March 1991 pp. 13-24.

Smolyakov R et al. Enterobius vermicularis infection of female genital tract: a report of three cases and a review of literature. European Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Reproductive Biology 107, 2003 pp. 220-222.

Tatfeng YM et al. Mechanical transmission of pathogenic organisms: the role of cockroaches. J Vect Bourne Dis 42, December 2005 pp. 129-134.

 
Pictures

Home page: http://www.infektionsnetz.at/view.php?name=InfektionenOxyuriasis

General information: http://plpnemweb.ucdavis.edu/nemaplex/Taxadata/Evermicularis.htm, http://www.nih.go.jp/niid/para/atlas/japanese/enterb.html, http://ryoko.biosci.ohio-state.edu/~parasite/dientamoeba.html

History of discovery: http://www.gc.maricopa.edu/earthsci/imagearchive/fossils.htm, http://www.rootsweb.com/~akahgp/Social/beringia.htm

Reservoir: http://www.bugsincyberspace.com/roaches/diploptera_punctata.html

Life cycle: http://www.drnatura.com/parasites.html#Enterobiasis

Clinical presentation: Avolio L et al. Perianal granuloma caused by Enterobius vermicularis: Report of a new observation and review of the literature. Journal of Pediatrics 132, June 1998

Diagnostic tests: http://medinfo.ufl.edu/year2/mmid/bms5300/cases/a30a.html

Therapy: http://pharmaman.com/pharmaman/products/visa.asp?id=276, http://www.drugs.com/pdr/PYRANTEL_PAMOATE.html