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whip·worm

 (wĭp′wûrm′, hwĭp′-)
n.
Any of several slender, whip-shaped, parasitic nematode worms of the genus Trichuris that infest the intestines of mammals, especially T. trichiura, which causes trichuriasis in humans.

whipworm

(ˈwɪpˌwɜːm)
n
(Animals) any of several parasitic nematode worms of the genus Trichuris, esp T. trichiura, having a whiplike body and living in the intestines of mammals

whip•worm

(ˈʰwɪpˌwɜrm, ˈwɪp-)

n.
any of several parasitic nematodes of the genus Trichuris, having a long, slender, whiplike anterior end.
[1870–75]
Translations

whipworm

n tricocéfalo
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The great triumvirate of enteric nematodes are Ascaris lumbricoides, giant roundworm; Trichuris trichiura, whipworm; and Enterobius vermicularis, pinworm.
lumbricoides, Trichuris trichiura, and hookworms are the major causes of intestinal parasitic infections.
33,9 16,3 16,7 Helmintos Hymenolepis nana 3,2 0,0 5,0 Enterobius vermicularis 37,7 21,7 20,0 Ascaris lumbricoides 5,2 0,0 5,0 Anquilostomideos 0,0 0,0 0,0 Trichuris trichiura 1,9 0,0 1,7 Strongyloides stercoralis 0,2 0,0 0,0 Provincia Especie Entre Rios Formosa La Pampa Protozoos comensales Entamoeba coli 5,6 20,4 6,9 Endolimax nana 4,5 12,9 1,7 Enteromonas hominis 0,4 0,0 0,0 Chilomastix mesnili 0,0 1,1 0,0 Iodamoeba butschlii 1,1 1,1 0,0 Protozoos patogenos Giardia lamblia 11,9 31,2 15,5 Blastocystis sp.
44,02%), Entamoeba coli (32,06%) Endolimax nana (25,36%) Ascaris lumbricoides (23,92%) Trichuris trichiura (6,70%).
Efficacy and safety of nitazoxanide, albendazole, and nitazoxanide-albendazole against Trichuris trichiura infection: A randomized controlled trial.
46%) prevalent intestinal parasite detected, followed by Trichuris trichiura [172 (23.
Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved VERMOXTM CHEWABLE (mebendazole chewable 500mg tablets) for the treatment of patients one year of age and older with gastrointestinal infections caused by Ascaris lumbricoides (roundworm) and Trichuris trichiura (whipworm).
falciparum, the most common of these being the soil-transmitted helminths Ascaris lumbricoides, Trichuris trichiura and hookworms.
The company said EMVERM is indicated for the treatment of Enterobius vermicularis (pinworm), Trichuris trichiura (whipworm), Ascaris lumbricoides (common roundworm), Ancylostoma duodenale (common hookworm), Necator americanus (American hookworm) in single or mixed infections.