Chilomastix


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Noun1.Chilomastix - flagellates parasitic in intestines of vertebrates including humans
protoctist genus - any genus of Protoctista
order Polymastigina, Polymastigina - small usually parasitic flagellates
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These recorded parasites were Entamoeba histolytica, Giardia lamblia, Cryptosporidium parvum, Chilomastix mesnili, Trichuris trichiura, and Hymenolepis nana.
Frecuencia (a) de protozoos comensales, patogenos, y helmintos en las provincias argentinas analizadas Provincia Especie Buenos Aires Chubut Corrientes Protozoos comensales Entamoeba coli 14,2 6,9 3,3 Endolimax nana 10,5 3,5 5,0 Enteromonas hominis 5,5 1,5 0,0 Chilomastix mesnili 1,4 0,0 0,0 Iodamoeba butschlii 0,8 0,0 0,0 Protozoos patogenos Giardia lamblia 13,9 5,9 20,0 Blastocystis sp.
and 6 type of parasite was Entamoeba gingivalis, Trichomonas tenax , Entamoeba coli , Iodamoeba butschlii, Chilomastix mesnili and Giardia lambelia and yeast.
domestica en Lima, Peru: Blastocystis hominis, Giardia lamblia, Cryptosporidium spp., Cyclospora cayetanensis, Iodamoeba butschlii, Endolimax nana, y Chilomastix mesnili, agentes causales de enfermedades en la poblacion, por lo tanto, de importancia en salud publica.
(%) Diarrhea diarrhea Diarrhea diarrhea Entamoeba coli 45 0 6 7 32 (43.3%) Cyclospora 23 0 1 1 1 cayetanensis (22.1%) Entamoeba 19 1 2 3 13 histolytica (18.2%) Iodamoeba 15 0 1 3 11 butschlii (14.4%) Chilomastix 11 0 0 2 9 mesnili (10.6%) Cryptosporidium 8 2 3 2 1 parvum (7.6%) Giardia 6 0 2 0 4 duodenalis (5.7%) Endolimax 4 1 0 0 3 nana (3.8%) Blastocystis 3 1 0 1 1 hominis (2.8%) Trichomonas 1 0 0 0 1 hominis (0.9%) Schistosoma 1 0 1 0 0 mansoni (0.9%) No parasites 25 1 6 1 16 (24%) Note: where values do not add up to the total, there were missing values regarding the patient's HIV status.
Other nonpathogenic protozoa identified included Endolimax nana, Iodomoeba butschlii, and Chilomastix mesnili which are nonpathogenic protozoa, were also identified (Table 1).
(2004) provided baseline information on the presence of three protozoan (Chilomastix mesnili, Blastocystis hominis and Iodamoeba buetschii) and two helminths (Strongyloides sp.
coli and Chilomastix mesnili; and in 1.4%, co-infections with the eggs of intestinal helminthes, such as Trichuris trichiura and Hymenolepis nana, were found (Table I), demonstrating a high prevalence of infections caused by intestinal protozoa in the samples analyzed.