Disease Information for Trichuriasis

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Glove stool exam guaiac positive
STOOL Contains moving items/worms
Demographics & Risk Factors
Exposure Factors
Exposure/Fecal/oral route infection spread
Travel, Geographic & Climate Related Factors
Residence/travel/Turkey
Laboratory Tests
Microbiology & Serology Findings
Microlab/Stool Formed elements/stool microscope exam
Abnormal Lab Findings - Decreased
MCH (Lab)
MCHC (Lab)
Abnormal Lab Findings - Increased
Globulin, serum (Lab)
IGE/Immunoglobulin E (Lab)
IGM/Immunoglobulin M (Lab)
STOOL Occult blood
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Anal fistula/abscess complex
Colon involvement/manifestations
Hyperglobulinemia
Intestinal roundworm (nematode) infestation
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Specific Agent
AGENT/Intestinal parasite infestation (ex)
AGENT/Nematodes/roundworm (ex)
Treatment
Drug Therapy - Indication
RX/Albendazole (Albenza)
RX/Flubendazole (Veterinary drug/not FDA)
RX/Mebendazole (Vermox)
Definition

Infection with nematodes of the genus TRICHURIS, formerly called Trichocephalus.

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NGC (National Guideline Clearinghouse)
Medscape (eMedicine)
Harrison's Online (accessmedicine)
NEJM (The New England Journal of Medicine)
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