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

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.
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Human capillariasis has not been reported from Liberia, and only isolated case reports have been published from sub-Saharan Africa (7-9).
It would later be classified Capillariasis philippinensis (Acta Medica Philippina, 1967) and recognized as such by the Center of Tropical Diseases.
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.In her message, Dr.
Hepatic capillariasis was recorded in 7.0% of the rodents in Lahore city.
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.
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).
To the Editor: Capillariasis is caused by the foodborne nematode Capillaria philippinensis.
Capillaria philippinensis causes human intestinal capillariasis. However, the lack of information on most helminths parasitizing lizards in Africa prevent us to better understand the relationship between these parasites and their hosts in Africa and also, possible hosts that can harbor species that potentially can infect man.The report of this study reveals different helminths parasitizing A.
The chapter on intestinal capillariasis by Cross and Belizario is particularly noteworthy.