capillariasis

capillariasis

 [kap″ĭ-lah-ri´ah-sis]
infection with nematodes of the genus Capillaria, especially C. philippinensis. Symptoms include severe diarrhea and malabsorption that can be fatal.

ca·pil·la·ri·a·sis

(kap'i-lār-ī'ă-sis),
A disease caused by infection with nematodes of the genus Capillaria.

capillariasis

/cap·il·la·ri·a·sis/ (kap″ĭ-lah-ri´ah-sis) infection with nematodes of the genus Capillaria, especially C. philippinensis.

capillariasis

[kap′ilərī′əsis]
infection with nematodes of the genus Capillaria, species of which attack various different animals. Human infection is usually by C. philippinensis, which infests the intestines and causes severe diarrhea, malabsorption, and often death. More rarely, infection with C. hepatica can cause human hepatic capillariasis, and C. aerophila can cause human pulmonary capillariasis.

capillariasis

An infection with the parasitic worm Capillaria phillipinensis which invades the lining of the small intestine causing pain and severe diarrhoea and interfering with the absorption of food.

capillariasis

infection with nematodes of the genus Capillaria. In birds the disease is manifested by chronic gastroenteritis and the affected birds are emaciated. The disease in mammals may be enteritis with diarrhea (C. bovis, C. entomelas), cystitis (C. felis cati, C. plica), hepatitis (C. hepatica) or bronchopneumonia (C. aerophila, C. didelphis).
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It would later be classified Capillariasis philippinensis (Acta Medica Philippina, 1967) and recognized as such by the Center of Tropical Diseases.
Today, Tagudin General Hospital and Capillariasis Center treat patients suffering from the disease, here and abroad.
To eliminate the so-called neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) in Zamboanga Peninsula, a team from the Department of Health (DOH)-9 has conducted a media forum on filariasis, schistosomiasis, capillariasis including intestinal worms at the Guillermo Hotel here recently.
Hepatic capillariasis (Capillaria hepatica) in porcupines (Erethizon dorsatum) in Pennsylvania.
Hepatic capillariasis in African giant rats (Cricetomys gambianus Waterhouse) around Zaria, Nigeria.
Capillariasis, candidiasis, hypovitaminosis A and bacterial abscesses may also cause oral lesions, similar to those of trichomonad infections, especially in the early stages (Deem 1999, Krone et al.
Capillaria philippinensis causes human intestinal capillariasis [1].
These conspicuous mouth markings should not be mistaken for lesions, such as those seen with oral trichomoniasis, candidiasis, bacterial stomatitis, viral infection (poxvirus, herpesvirus), oral capillariasis or other nematodes, or squamous metaplasia caused by vitamin A deficiency.
To the Editor: Capillariasis is caused by the foodborne nematode Capillaria philippinensis.
Hepatic capillariasis in children: report of 3 cases in Brazil.
Anisakis simplex Anisakiasis; herring Abdominal pain, and Pseudoterranoa worm disease nausea, and vomiting; decipiens may lead to gastric ulceration and intestinal perforation; pruritus and urticartia; may be self-limiting Capillaria hepatica; Hepatic capillariasis Light infections are renamed Calodium asymptomatic; heavy hepatica infections cause acute liver disease (death possible in children).
The chapter on intestinal capillariasis by Cross and Belizario is particularly noteworthy.