Links and References
CDC Pinworm Fact Sheet: http://www.cdc.gov/ncidod/dpd/parasites/pinworm/factsht_pinworm.htm
eMedicine Pinworm: http://www.emedicine.com/med/topic1837.htm
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.
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
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