By: Jenna Pope
Schistosomiasis is a tropical disease that is an infestation of parasitic flatworms or schistosomes that cause symptoms in humans. These flatworms live in tropical fresh water. Other names for Schistosomiasis are Bilharzia, Katayama fever, Swimmer's itch, and Blood fluke. In order to infect human beings...
Symptoms and treatment of ascariasis
By: Shawn Wells
Ascariasis is an infection caused by a particular type of roundworm, Ascaris lumbricoides. Roundworms are a variety of parasitic worms with long, cylindrical bodies, also called nematodes. Ascariasis is the most common parasitic infections found in human beings, known to infect more than a million...
Symptoms and treatment of ascariasis
By: Christyl Rivers
Ascariasis, also known as roundworm, is very common, and is found in about 25% percent of human beings. It is a parasite with a complex life cycle. It is most commonly spread by unwashed produce, or raw foods, that contain a trace amount of feces...
By: Phyllis Logie
Ascariasis is an intestinal infection caused by the round worm known as ascaria. It is the most common intestinal worm infection and it is estimated to affect over one billion people globally at any one time. . The infection is associated with poor personal hygiene and...
By: Dr Pandula Siribaddana
Protozoa are a group of unicellular organisms, which can exist in most environments. These organisms are microscopic in nature and in most instances, they provide useful support for other living beings. However, some protozoa could cause diseases and among them, diseases caused by intestinal protozoa...
The role of snails in schistosomiasis
By: Shawn Wells
Schistosomiasis is one of a number of parasitic diseases that can affect human beings. It is caused by an infection of trematode flatworms of the genus Schistosoma. An infection of these parasites can linger in the body for years, causing mostly minor, but sometimes life...
By: Jessica Williford MSHS, CEHT
This article discusses the common complications of parasitic diseases. Many areas of the body can be affected by parasitic disease and complications can occur if left untreated. These complications occur all over the body and begin with symptoms discussed below. Particular complications occur depending on...
By: Sylvia Farley
According to the World Health Organisation, Schistosomiasis, or Bilharzia, as it is commonly known, is a parasitic disease that infects over 200 million people in 74 tropical and sub-tropical countries who do not have safe drinking water. A further 500 million are estimated to be...
By: Olivia Bredbenner
In the professional role of nursing there is uniformity in the practice of the nursing process. The nursing process has a significant place in the delivery of quality nursing care. Using the steps in the nursing process, assures the delivery of uniform holistic care...
By: Effie Moore Salem
A nursing case study is a written record to be used as a guide and caring for the patient. A case study is a written document concerning a patient, pertinent facts such as age, condition of the patient at the time of the latest incident...

 

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