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*  Soil-transmitted helminth
USAID's Neglected Tropical Diseases Programme Types of soil-transmitted helminths at Shinpoong Parasitic Roundworm Diseases ... It includes species-specific diseases such as Ascariasis, which is caused by Ascaris lumbricoides Hookworm diseases ( ... Thus the disease manifestations can be both local and systemic. The geohelminths together present an enormous infection burden ... Even though the disease is principally a soil-transmitted helminthiasis, the infection being mediated through contaminated soil ...
*  Parasitic disease
"Parasitic Diseases". Retrieved 2010-07-07. "Disease Burden". Retrieved 2010-07-07. "Parasitic diseases". Retrieved 2010-07-07. ... Parasitic diseases can affect practically all living organisms, including plants and mammals. The study of parasitic diseases ... A parasitic disease, also known as parasitosis, is an infectious disease caused or transmitted by a parasite. Many parasites do ... Occasionally the definition of "parasitic disease" is restricted to diseases due to endoparasites. Symptoms of parasites may ...
*  Veterinary parasitology
Parasitic infections of domestic animals: a diagnostic manual. Birkhauser, Berlin, 423 pp. Elsheikha, HM; Khan, NA (editor) ( ... causing the disease scaly leg) Lepeophtheirus salmonis (sea louse) Lucilia sericata Musca domestica Nosema apis Notoedres cati ...
*  Echinococcosis
... is a parasitic disease of tapeworms of the Echinococcus type. The two main types of the disease are cystic ... Lung disease may cause pain in the chest, shortness of breath and coughing. The disease is spread when food or water that ... The alveolar disease may result in death. The disease occurs in most areas of the world and currently affects about one million ... The cystic disease may be drained through the skin, followed by medication. Sometimes this type of disease is just watched. The ...
*  Nitazoxanide
"Parasitic infections". Am J Transplant. 4 (Suppl 10): 142-55. 2004. doi:10.1111/j.1600-6135.2004.00677.x. PMID 15504227. ... Dan, M.; Sobel, J. D. (2007). "Failure of Nitazoxanide to Cure Trichomoniasis in Three Women". Sexually Transmitted Diseases. ... Nitazoxanide (NTZ) is a main compound of a class of broad-spectrum anti-parasitic compounds named thiazolides. It is composed ... Rossignol co-founded Romark Laboratories, with the goal of bringing nitazoxanide to market as an anti-parasitic drug. Initial ...
*  Soil-transmitted helminthiasis
It has become the most common parasitic disease of humans worldwide. Approximately two billion people (about a third of global ... It is now among the target diseases of London Declaration on Neglected Tropical Diseases (launched on 30 January 2012) to be ... surpassing even the all-time most prevalent parasitic disease, malaria. The largest numbers of cases occur in impoverished ... Therefore, the disease is most prevalent in warm and moist climates where sanitation and hygiene are poor and waters are unsafe ...
*  Anthelmintic
Play media Anthelmintics or antihelminthics are a group of antiparasitic drugs that expel parasitic worms (helminths) and other ... PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases. 8 (10): e3204. doi:10.1371/journal.pntd.0003204. Anthelmintics at the US National Library of ... PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases. 2 (3): e126. doi:10.1371/journal.pntd.0000126. PMC 2274864 . PMID 18365031. Taylor-Robinson, ...
*  National Institute of Parasitic Diseases
The National Institute of Parasitic Diseases (Shanghai), China) is an institution within the Chinese Center for Disease Control ... "The National Institute of Parasitic Diseases, Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention: a new administrative structure ... Department of Chinese Journal of Parasitology and Parasitic Diseases and International Journal of Medical Parasitic Diseases, a ... health education center The precursor of National Institute of Parasitic Diseases is the East China Branch of the National ...
*  ICD-10 Chapter I: Certain infectious and parasitic diseases
HIV disease resulting in multiple infections (B20.8) HIV disease resulting in other infectious and parasitic diseases (B20.9) ... disease Resulting in infectious and parasitic diseases (B20.0) HIV disease resulting in mycobacterial infection (B20.1) HIV ... Infectious and parasitic diseases specific to the perinatal period (P35-P39) Infectious and parasitic diseases complicating ... HIV disease resulting in unspecified infectious or parasitic disease (B21) Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) disease Resulting ...
*  List of ICD-9 codes 001-139: infectious and parasitic diseases
Cat-scratch disease (078.4) Foot-and-mouth disease (078.5) CMV disease (079) Viral infection in conditions classified elsewhere ... Other arthropod-borne diseases (088.8) Other specified arthropod-borne diseases (088.81) Lyme disease (088.82) Babesiosis (090 ... Other venereal diseases due to chlamydia trachomatis (099.8) Other specified venereal diseases (099.9) Venereal disease ... Infectious/parasitic diseases, unspec. (137) Tuberculosis, respiratory, late effects (138) Polio, late effects (139) Late ...
*  DMOZ - Health: Conditions and Diseases: Infectious Diseases: Parasitic
The Merck Manual: Parasitic Infection Provides detailed information on each of these diseases, including their symptoms, ... Provides information on the research being undertaken into diseases caused by parasitic tapeworms, roundworms and flukes. ... Provide general information about the organization, and information on Dutch activities related to parasitic diseases of humans ... Open access, peer-reviewed electronic journal dealing with the biology of parasites, parasitic diseases, intermediate hosts, ...
*  DMOZ - Health: Conditions and Diseases: Infectious Diseases: Parasitic: Microsporidiosis
Factsheet with causal agents, life cycle, geographic distribution, laboratory diagnosis, and treatment. ...
*  DMOZ - Health: Conditions and Diseases: Infectious Diseases: Parasitic: Tapeworms
... cause disease when the adult worms inhabit the digestive tract or when their larva cause cysts in body organs. ... Comprehensive information on the most common parasitic disease of the central nervous system caused by the larval form of the ... Tapeworms, also know as cestodes, cause disease when the adult worms inhabit the digestive tract or when their larva cause ... Includes factsheets on the organism and the disease it causes, news releases, and reports. ...
*  DMOZ - Health: Conditions and Diseases: Infectious Diseases: Parasitic: Babesiosis
Detailed article from eMedicine.com about this intraerythrocytic parasitic infection caused by protozoa of the genus Babesia ...
*  DMOZ - Health: Conditions and Diseases: Infectious Diseases: Parasitic: Flukes
Article by Subhash Chandra Parija, MD, PhD that describes several flukes and the diseases they cause. ...
*  DMOZ - Health: Conditions and Diseases: Infectious Diseases: Parasitic: Leishmaniasis
A disease caused by any of a number of species of protozoa in the genus Leishmania. There are four major clinical types of this ... From the US Government Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of Parasitic Diseases. ... A disease caused by any of a number of species of protozoa in the genus Leishmania. There are four major clinical types of this ... Information on a study of this disease in dogs in the United States, with instructions to dog owners on sending samples. [PDF] ...
*  DMOZ - Health: Conditions and Diseases: Infectious Diseases: Parasitic: Cryptosporidiosis
Cryptosporidiosis Waterborne Disease Information related to the disease, routes of contamination, life cycle, testing and water ...
*  DMOZ - Health: Conditions and Diseases: Infectious Diseases: Parasitic: Cyclosporiasis
Medical and scientific description of the organism and the disease it causes. ...
*  DMOZ - Health: Conditions and Diseases: Infectious Diseases: Parasitic: Amebiasis
They cause Amebic Dysentery and a variety of other diseases. ... Amebiasis is defined as disease caused by amoebas, one-celled ... Amebiasis is defined as disease caused by amoebas, one-celled parasites. They cause Amebic Dysentery and a variety of other ... Free-living Protozoa and Human Disease Discusses Naegleria fowleri, Acanthamoeba spp., and Balamuthia mandrillaris and their ... Includes factsheets on the organism and the disease it causes, news releases, and reports. ...
*  DMOZ - Health: Conditions and Diseases: Infectious Diseases: Parasitic: Nematodes
... cause diseases in a variety of organs. Their larva can cause disease by migrating through the body. ... Parasitic nematodes, also know as roundworms, cause diseases in a variety of organs. Their larva can cause disease by migrating ... NORD fact sheet about this rare tropical infectious disease offers alternative names, a general discussion, and resources. ... Scientific and medical information on these thread-like parasitic nematodes that are transmitted by arthropod vectors. ...
*  DMOZ - Health: Conditions and Diseases: Infectious Diseases: Parasitic: Toxoplasmosis
Focus is on the disease in children. Features signs, symptoms, prevention, and treatment. ... Medical and scientific information on this organism and the disease it causes. ...
*  DMOZ - Health: Conditions and Diseases: Infectious Diseases: Parasitic: Giardiasis
Nicknames for the disease include Beaver Fever and the Rocky Mountain Trots. ... Nicknames for the disease include Beaver Fever and the Rocky Mountain Trots. ...
*  DMOZ - Health: Conditions and Diseases: Infectious Diseases: Parasitic: Malaria
Airport Malaria : Jet-Setting Mosquitos Spread Disease Since 1977, when the disease was first documented, 75 cases of airport ... Provides an overview of the disease, endemic areas, prevention measures including drug prophylaxis as well as links to other ... Provides information on this tropical disease. Includes a short video and details of symptoms, causes, diagnosis, complications ... Provides information on this disease and the program for its elimination being undertaken. ...
*  DMOZ - Health: Conditions and Diseases: Infectious Diseases: Parasitic: Onchocerciasis
The disease is transmitted by the bite of female Simulium flies (black flies) that bite by day and are found near rapidly ... The disease is transmitted by the bite of female Simulium flies (black flies) that bite by day and are found near rapidly ... Detailed information about the disease and eradication programs from the World Health Organization. ... Provides information on this disease and the program for its elimination being undertaken. ...
*  DMOZ - Health: Conditions and Diseases: Infectious Diseases: Parasitic: Pinworms
Pinworms are caused by the nematode parasite Enterobius vermicularis. It is mostly found in infants and young children. The main symptoms are severe itching in the anal area and behavioral changes due to the itching.
*  Peoples State Forest Trails
Parasitic deer ticks (which are known to carry Lyme disease) are a potential hazard. The trail is adjacent to, or is on lands ...
*  DMOZ - Health: Conditions and Diseases: Infectious Diseases: Parasitic: Blastocystosis
Provides an overview including symptoms, causes, and treatment of this parasitic infection. ...