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r worms ~ alaban

  1. 1.  By: Alaban, Mark Jude D.
  2. 2.  A parasitic nematode that lives in the small intestine of its host, which may be a mammal such as a dog, cat, or human. Roundworm infection is among the most important tropical diseases in humans.
  3. 3.  A disease of humans caused by the parasitic roundworm Ascaris lumbricoides.
  4. 4.  Contaminated Soil Contaminated Food and Water Insects
  5. 5.  Good Hygiene Exercise Clean Environment Cook Properly
  6. 6.  Washing of Fruits and Vegetables Hand Washing
  7. 7.  Fecal Flotation  A small amount of the stool is mixed into a special solution. causing the roundworm eggs to float to the top and adhere to a glass slide that has been placed on the top of the solution. Diagnosis is often made by visible recognition of the worm moving through the tissue
  8. 8.  Peritonitis Splenomegaly Hepatomegaly
  9. 9.  Anorexia Malnutrition A mild fever and flu-like symptoms Complaint of sensation of a worms moving Discomfort
  10. 10.  Surgical/manual extraction of the worms Corticosteroids Pharmaceutical drugs that are used to kill roundworms are called ascaricides and include: o Mebendazole o Piperazine o Albendazole o Santonin

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