Enterobius vermicularis


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Enterobius vermicularis

Pinworm The nematode that is the most common intestinal parasite of young children in developed nations and the US. See Scotch tape test.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

Enterobius vermicularis

A threadworm. A small nematode worm commonly found in the large intestine, especially in children.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005
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Cytologic detection of Enterobius vermicularis and Strongyloides stercoralis in routine cervicovaginal smears and urocytograms.
Seven intestinal parasites; five helminths (Ascaris lumbricoides, Enterobius vermicularis, Trichuris trichiura, Hymenolepis nana and Taenia saginata) and two Protozoa (Entamoeba histolytica and Giardia lamblia) were reported in this study (Table I).
flexneri 1 0.1 0 0.0 VTEC(d) 4 0.5 3 0.6 Rotavirus 45 5.3 8 1.4 Adenovirus 19 2.2 2 0.4 Astrovirus 13 1.5 2 0.4 Norwalk-like viruses 43 5.0 6 1.1 Sapporo-like viruses(e) 5 2.1 1 0.6 Giardia lamblia 46 5.4 19 3.3 Entamoeba histolytica/ 9 1.1 4 0.7 dispar Cryptosporidium 18 2.1 1 0.2 Cyclospora 1 0.1 1 0.2 (Possibly) nonpathogenic microorganisms Dientamoeba fragilis 88 10.3 84 14.6 Blastocystis hominis 185 21.7 172 30.0 Endolimax nana 14 1.6 14 2.4 Enteromonas hominis 2 0.2 1 0.2 Chilomastix mesnili 1 0.1 0 0.0 Entamoeba hartmanni 0 0.0 2 0.4 Enterobius vermicularis 0 0.0 1 0.2 Iodamoeba butschlii 0 0.0 1 0.2
Distribution of Enterobius vermicularis among the schoolchildren of two primary schools with different social-economic status in the Ankara province.
Enterobius vermicularis is the parasite that most frequently contributes to a clinical picture of acute appendicitis.
The prevalence of Enterobius vermicularis has been reported to be 8.25% by Pal and Malik (1979) and 13.8% by Jamil (1999).
(0.4%), Ascaris lumbricoides (0.4%), and Enterobius vermicularis (0.2%).
Los patogenos mas frecuentes fueron Enterobius vermicularis, Blastocystis hominis y Giardia lamblia y entre los considerados no patogenos, los mas frecuentes fueron las denominadas amebas comensales: Entamoeba polecki, Entamoeba hartmanni, Endolimax nana, Iodamoeba butschlii, Retortamonas intestinalis, Enteromona hominis y Entamoeba coli (cuadro 3).
Diger taraftan enterobiyazise veya oksuriyazise neden olan Enterobius vermicularis insan kil kurdu olarak bilinir.
No specimen showed carcinoid tumor of the appendix whereas in Stephenson in 1961 found Enterobius vermicularis in 2% of 4000 appendices and 12% of these were associated with acute appendicitis.[32] Melis M.V.