Enterobius vermicularis

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Noun1.Enterobius vermicularis - small threadlike worm infesting human intestines and rectum especially in childrenEnterobius vermicularis - small threadlike worm infesting human intestines and rectum especially in children
nematode, nematode worm, roundworm - unsegmented worms with elongated rounded body pointed at both ends; mostly free-living but some are parasitic
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Pathogens identified were Ascaris lumbricoides (10/31 (32.3%)), Giardia lamblia (18/31 (54.8%)), Blastocystis hominis (1/31 (3.2%)), Enterobius vermicularis (2/31 (6.5%)), Trichuris trichiura (1/31 (3.2%)), Entamoeba coli (8/31 (25.8%)) and Schistosoma haematobium (3/31 (9.4%)).
Foi avaliada a presenca dos parasitos Entamoeba histolytica/dispar, Entamoeba coli, lodamoeba butschlii, Endolimax nana, Giardia duodenalis, Taenia sp., Hymenolepis nana, Schistosoma mansoni, Ascaris lumbricoides, ancilostomideos, Strongyloides stercoralis, Trichuris trichiura e Enterobius vermicularis.
The most well-known and accepted parasitic infections in the US are pinworm (Enterobius vermicularis), Trichomonas vaginalis, Toxoplasma gondii, Giardia intestinalis (lamblia), and Cryptosporidium spp.
histolytica (5%), Hymenolepis nana (2%), and Enterobius vermicularis (2%).
Studies focusing on paleoparasitology found hookworms (Ancylostoma duodenale), whipworms (Trichuris trichiura), pinworms (Enterobius vermicularis), Trichostongylus spp., Paragonimus spp.
Species found N Overall Occurrence occurrence (%) in (%) parasitized individuals Protozoa Entamoeba coli 376 7.2 36.4 Giardia duodenalis 272 5.2 26.2 Endolimax nana 141 2.7 13.6 Iodamoeba butschlli 10 0.2 1.0 Helminthes Enterobius vermicularis 52 1.0 5.0 Strongyloides stercoralis 52 1.0 5.0 Ascaris lumbricoides 42 0.8 4.1 Hymenolepis nana 31 0.6 3.0 Trichuris trichiuria 26 0.5 2.5 Ancylostoma duodenale 21 0.4 2.0 Taenia sp.
Enterobius vermicularis is one of the most prevalent intestinal parasites in the world.
The cellophone tape method was performed for Enterobius vermicularis and Taenia spp.
In this case the experiments showed 4 adult Enterobius vermicularis and 8 Ascaris eggs in two cockroaches from hospital but observation of control group did not show any parasitic contamination.