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Enterobius

 [en″ter-o´be-us]
a genus of roundworms. E. vermicula′ris is the seatworm or pinworm, a small white spindle-shaped worm about 1 cm long, parasitic in the upper part of the large intestine, and occasionally in the female genitals and bladder. Infection is frequent in children, sometimes causing itching.
Life cycle of Enterobius vermicularis. From Mahon and Mansuelis, 2000.

Enterobius

(en'tĕr-ō'bē-ŭs),
A genus of nematode worms, formerly included with the genus Oxyuris, which includes the pinworms (Enterobius vermicularis) of humans and other primates.
[entero- + G. bios, life]

Enterobius

/En·tero·bi·us/ (en″ter-o´be-us) a genus of intestinal nematodes (superfamily Oxyuroidea), including E. vermicula´ris, the seatworm or pinworm, parasitic in the upper large intestine, and occasionally in the female genitals and bladder; infection is frequent in children, sometimes causing itching.

En·te·ro·bi·us

(en'tĕr-ō'bī-ŭs)
A genus of nematode worms that includes the pinworms (E. vermicularis).
[entero- + G. bios, life]

Enterobius

a genus of nematodes of the family Oxyuridae. Includes E. vermicularis, the human pinworm; causes enterobiasis.

Patient discussion about Enterobius

Q. Is it possible to have pin worm on directly on the skin of your fore arms? I've had this condition for more than a year. The only thing that makes a difference is something to kill parasites. Nothing works efficiently. I itch all over beside having big sores on my arms and back. I've hade blood test that show that there are no parasites in the blood. So now what do I do? I am constantly digging this out of my skin, and the buggars jump.

A. I'm seeing a dermatologist. They said it wasn't scabies. That's what I thought it was at first. I keep breaking out in new places. The Dr. say's it's dermititous, but I'm seeing something different. Went I first broke out with this I felt crawly in the area I now have the sores.

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33,9 16,3 16,7 Helmintos Hymenolepis nana 3,2 0,0 5,0 Enterobius vermicularis 37,7 21,7 20,0 Ascaris lumbricoides 5,2 0,0 5,0 Anquilostomideos 0,0 0,0 0,0 Trichuris trichiura 1,9 0,0 1,7 Strongyloides stercoralis 0,2 0,0 0,0 Provincia Especie Entre Rios Formosa La Pampa Protozoos comensales Entamoeba coli 5,6 20,4 6,9 Endolimax nana 4,5 12,9 1,7 Enteromonas hominis 0,4 0,0 0,0 Chilomastix mesnili 0,0 1,1 0,0 Iodamoeba butschlii 1,1 1,1 0,0 Protozoos patogenos Giardia lamblia 11,9 31,2 15,5 Blastocystis sp.
Here, we report a case of female genital tract enterobius infection diagnosed on tissue sample sent for histopathological examination at Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi.
In this article, a case of urogenital myiasis in a 10-year old girl whose complaints of pruritus and dysuria did not improve with Enterobius vermicularis treatment was reported.
55 Constant Hymenolepis nana 35 Accessory Taenia sp 26 Accessory Enterobius vermicularis 11 Rare Constant occurs in more than 50% of the samples.
Table 5: Literature review of appendiceal enterobius infections.
The contamination of various fruit and vegetable with Enterobius vermicularis, Ascaris eggs, Entamoeba histolyca cysts and Giardia cysts.
From 1995 through 2010, the laboratory in Cornwall identified 38 cases of Enterobius infection.
7) For this reason, they are often mistaken for Enterobius vermicularis (pinworm).
Parasitos: Entamoeba, Giardia, Balantidium, Enterobius, Estrongiloidosis
Enterobius vermicularis (pinworm) eggs, curiously, were only found among ancient populations who lived on the Pacific side.
They also carry parasitic nematodes such as Necator americanus, Ancylostoma duodenale, Enterobius vermicularis and Ascaris lumbricoides.