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Microbiology | Physician Assistant School Study Aid


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Nematodes (Roundworms)
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Pinworm (Enterobius Vermicularis)
Pathophysiology
Nematode (Roundworm)
Ingestion of Eggs
Intestinal Infection
Anal Pruritus
Diagnosis
Scotch Tape Test
Treatment
Albendazole
Pyrantel Pamoate
2 mins
Loa Loa
Pathophysiology
Nematode (Roundworm)
Fly Bite
Calabar Swellings in Skin
Conjunctiva
Treatment
Diethylcarbamazine (DEC)
Albendazole
1 min
Onchocerca Volvulus
Pathophysiology
Nematode (Roundworm)
Female Blackfly Bite
Hyperpigmented Skin
River Blindness
Treatment
Ivermectin
1 min
Strongyloides Stercoralis
Pathophysiology
Nematode (Roundworm)
Larvae in Soil Penetrate Skin
Uncomplicated Disease
GI Distress
Loffler's Syndrome
Dermatitis
Disseminated Disease
Immunosuppressed
Treatment
Ivermectin
Albendazole
2 mins
Trichinella Spiralis (Trichinellosis)
Characteristics
Nematode
Pathogenesis
Undercooked Meat (Especially Pork)
Larvae Enter Bloodstream and Encyst in Striated Muscle
Signs and Symptoms
Nausea and Vomiting
Myalgia
Fever
Periorbital Edema
Eosinophilia
Treatments
Albendazole 
2 mins
Hookworm Infection
Characteristics
Necator Americanus
Ancylostoma spp
Nematode (Roundworm)
Mode of transmission
Larvae in Soil Penetrate Skin
Pathophysiology
Larvae Migrate To Lungs
Larvae Mature In The Intestine
Risk Factors
Walking Barefoot On Contaminated Ground
Signs & Symptoms
Cutaneous Symptoms
Microcytic Anemia
Treatment
Albendazole
Pyrantel Pamoate
4 mins
Ascariasis Clinical Features and Management
Early Clinical Manifestations
Cough
Eosinophilic Pneumonitis (Loffler Syndrome)
Late Clinical Manifestations
GI Upset
Bowel or Biliary Obstruction
Worms in Stool
Diagnosis
Stool Ova and Parasite Studies
Management
Albendazole
Pyrantel Pamoate In Pregnancy
5 mins
Ascariasis Characteristics and Life Cycle
Characteristics
Nematode (Roundworm)
Most Common Helminth Infection
Fecal-Oral Transmission
Life Cycle
Eggs Deposited in Soil
Embryo Ingested
Larvae Hatch in Intestines
Larvae Migrate to Lungs Through Bloodstream
Larvae Coughed Up and Swallowed
Mature into Adults in Intestine
Mature Adults Lay Eggs which are Passed in Stool
3 mins

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