Disease Information for Trichostrongyliasis

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Clinical Manifestations
Disease Progression
Course/Chronic disorder
Course/Chronic only
Laboratory Tests
Abnormal Lab Findings (Non Measured)
Microcytes/small RBCs on Blood smear
Microcytosis/microcytic anemia (Lab)
Abnormal Lab Findings - Decreased
MCV/Mean Corpuscular Volume (Lab)
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Intestinal roundworm (nematode) infestation
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Specific Agent
AGENT/Intestinal parasite infestation (ex)
AGENT/Nematodes/roundworm (ex)
AGENT/Parasites (category)
Process
PROCESS/Infection/agent specific (category)
Treatment
Drug Therapy - Indication
RX/Albendazole (Albenza)
RX/Flubendazole (Veterinary drug/not FDA)
RX/Mebendazole (Vermox)
RX/Pyrantel (Combantrim)
Definition

Infestation with nematode worms of the genus TRICHOSTRONGYLUS. Man and animals become infected by swallowing larvae, usually with contaminated food or drink, although the larvae may penetrate human skin.

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