• genus
  • The bacterium Pasteurella multocida and its genus can pose a risk of severe diseases in high-risk groups such as the elderly, transplant recipients, cancer patients and immunocompromised individuals. (wikipedia.org)
  • Praziquantel is used to treat diseases caused by infection with several types of internal/gastrointestinal, and external parasites, including: Hydatid disease caused by infection of various organs with larval stages of tapeworms of the genus Echinococcus. (wikipedia.org)
  • infect
  • Fleas and ticks can carry pathogenic organisms that infect a person with Lyme disease, tick borne encephalitis, and Rocky mountain spotted fever Statistics generated by the state of Ohio document that Cat bites are about 20% of all animal bites per year. (wikipedia.org)
  • worm
  • Once eaten, the metacercaria excysts and penetrates the gut, diaphragm and lung where it becomes an adult worm in pairs. (wikipedia.org)
  • This disease is caused by the Guinea worm and is characterized by the female worm emerging from the leg. (wikipedia.org)
  • The most documented by far was Guinea worm disease mainly because the grown female worm emerges from the skin which causes considerable irritation and which cannot really be ignored. (wikipedia.org)
  • Of these 20, two were targeted for eradication (dracunculiasis (guinea-worm disease) by 2015 and yaws by 2020), and four for elimination (blinding trachoma, human African trypanosomiasis, leprosy and lymphatic filariasis by 2020). (wikipedia.org)
  • diaphragm
  • The metacercariae excyst in the duodenum, penetrate through the intestinal wall into the peritoneal cavity, then through the abdominal wall and diaphragm into the lungs, where they become encapsulated and develop into adults (7.5 to 12 mm by 4 to 6 mm). (wikipedia.org)
  • occurrence
  • The data available on the occurrence of paragonimiasis, until today, may be just the tip of an iceberg as the study areas covered were restricted to Northeast Indian States. (biomedsearch.com)
  • Findings from seven years (1993-1999) of surveillance efforts also yielded regional profiles of the importance of cholera in both epidemic and sporadic diarrheal disease occurrence throughout the archipelago. (ajtmh.org)
  • tract
  • It is important to establish that the lung is the source of bleeding, in part by excluding the nasopharynx or gastrointestinal tract. (bmj.com)
  • diagnosis
  • Intradermal test, ELISA and Dot-immunogold filtration assay (DIGFA) were used for diagnosis and epidemiological survey of paragonimiasis. (biomedsearch.com)
  • Some of these invasive procedures could have been avoided if the patients had received a prompt diagnosis," says Michael Lane, MD, an infectious diseases fellow at the School of Medicine who treated some of the patients. (innovations-report.com)