Hymenolepis


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Hymenolepis

 [hi″men-ol´ĕ-pis]
a genus of tapeworms. H. diminu´ta, H. lanceola´ta, and H. na´na have been found in humans.
Life cycle of Hymenolepis nana. From Mahon and Manuselis, 2000.

Hymenolepis

(hī'me-nol'ĕ-pis),
The largest genus (family Hymenolepididae) of tapeworms in the order Cyclophyllidea; especially common parasites of rodents, shrews, and aquatic birds.
[G. hymēn, membrane, + lepis, rind]

Hymenolepis

/Hy·me·nol·e·pis/ (hi″mĕ-nol´ĕ-pis) a genus of tapeworms, including H. na´na, found in rodents, rats, and humans, especially children.

Hymenolepis

[hī′mənol′əpis]
Etymology: Gk, hymen, membrane + lepis, rind
a genus of tapeworms of the family Hymenolepididae, which parasitize birds and mammals, including humans. See also hymenolepiasis.
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Hymenolepis nana egg

Hymenolepis

a genus of cyclophyllidean tapeworms of the family Hymenolepididae; mostly have little pathogenicity.

Hymenolepis cantaniana
found in small intestine of chickens and other birds.
Hymenolepis carioca
occurs in fowls.
Hymenolepis diminuta
occurs in wild rodents and in humans.
Hymenolepis lanceolata
found in ducks and geese.
Hymenolepis microstoma
found in duodenum, gallbladder and bile ducts of rodents.
Hymenolepis nana
occurs in primates, rodents and humans. Called also dwarf tapeworm.
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As shown in Table IV, Ascaris lumbricoides, Trichuris trichiura, Hymenolepis nana and Giardia lamblia have a significant difference between males and females; while there is no significance detected in Entamoeba histolytica.
En el mismo orden de ideas, el helminto mas prevalente fue Hymenolepis diminuta, lo cual es un hallazgo importante, ya que este es un parasito infrecuente en el hombre, y generalmente parasita a ratas y roedores, considerados los hospedadores definitivos naturales.
The association of urticaria with the following parasites has been reported: Giardia lamblia, Fasciola hepatica, Toxocara canis, Echinococcus granulosus, Strongyloides stercoralis, Hymenolepis nana, Blastocystis hominis, Ascaris lumbricoides, Anisakis simplex, Cimexlectularius (bedbug), Argas reflexus (bird tick).
The Schizorchis tree was rooted with Hymenolepis diminuta (Rudolph, 1819) (GenBank #AF314223).
33%) tested positive for numerous intestinal parasites that included Ascaris Lumbricoides 27(18%), Hymenolepis nana 22(15%), Pin worm 18(12%), Taenia saginata 14(9%), Entamoeba histolytica 9(6%), Giardia Lamblia 5(3%) and Ankylostomaduodenal 3(2%).
Also found that the eggs of Ascaris lumbricoides are more frequent than the eggs of Ancylostoma and Hymenolepis diminuta.
0,08 Trichuroidea 0,04 Hymenolepis diminuta 0,12 Total 0,04 0,64 0,68 % viabilidade Observacao Cistos de protozoarios = 0,04 Numero total de ovos de Helmintos = 0,68 ovos de helmintos por grama de materia seca; Numero de ovos viaveis = 0,04 ovos por grama de materia seca; Percentual de viabilidade = 0,32%; Metodologia: Soccol et al.
De las especies identificadas de helmintos, cinco eran nematodos: Ascaris lumbricoides, Enterobius vermicularis, Strongyloides stercoralis, Trichuris trichiura, y una especie no identificada de la Familia Ancylostomidae; y dos eran cestodos: Hymenolepis nana y Taenia spp.
Taenia sp, Hymenolepis nana, Entamoeba coli and Iodamoeba butschlii were considered accessory, that is, occurring in 25 - 50% of the samples.