Parasitology

Parasitology

Written by MicroDok

OVERVIEW OF PUBLIC HEALTH

WHY PARASITIC INFECTION PERSIST IN TROPICS

MALARIA (caused by Plasmodium species)

LIFE CYCLE OF MOSQUITO

SOME TERMINOLOGIES USED IN PLASMODIUM INFECTION

EPIDEMIOLOGY OF MALARIA

FACTORS THAT AFFECT TRANSMISSION OF MALARIA

TREATMENT, CONTROL & PREVENTION OF MALARIA

LEISHMANIASIS

GIARDIASIS (caused by Giardia lamblia)

DRACUNCULIASIS (caused by Dracunculus medinensis)

TOXOPLASMOSIS (caused by Toxoplasma gondii)

AFRICAN TRYPANOSOMIASIS (SLEEPING SICKNESS)

AMERICAN TRYPANOSOMIASIS (CHAGAS DISEASE)

SCHISTOSOMIASIS

TAENIASIS (caused by Taenia species)

AMEBIASIS (caused by Entamoeba histolytica)

CYCLOSPORIASIS (caused by Cyclospora cayetanensis)

BRUGIA MALAYI FILARIASIS

LOIASIS (caused by Loa loa)

ENTEROBIASIS (caused by Enterobius vermicularis)

PARAGONIMIASIS (caused by Paragonimus westermani)

ONCHOCERCIASIS (caused by Onchocercia volvulus)

TRICHINELLOSIS (caused by Trichinella spiralis)

HOOKWORM DISEASE Ancylostoma duodenale

ASCARIASIS (caused by Ascaris lumbricoides)

TRICHOMONIASIS (caused by Trichomonas vaginalis)

ISOSPORIASIS (caused by Isospora belli)

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