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trichuriasis

 [trik″u-ri´ah-sis]
infection with species of Trichuris; in adults it may be asymptomatic, but in children it may cause vomiting, diarrhea, and rectal prolapse.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

trich·u·ri·a·sis

(trik'yū-rī'ă-sis),
Infection with nematodes of the genus Trichuris. In humans, intestinal parasitization by T. trichiura is usually asymptomatic and not associated with peripheral eosinophilia; in massive infections it frequently induces diarrhea or rectal prolapse.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

trichuriasis

(trĭk′yə-rī′ə-sĭs)
n. pl. trichuria·ses (-sēz)
Infestation of the large intestine with the whipworm Trichuris trichiura. It is usually asymptomatic, but in massive infections can cause diarrhea or rectal prolapse.
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trichuriasis

Whipworm infection Infectious disease Infection by Trichuris trichiura, which occurs by oral contact with whipworm ova in contaminated soil; eggs hatch, worm embeds in GI mucosa, primarily in cecum and appendix Clinical Heavy infestation causes bloody, mucus-like diarrhea, rectal prolapse
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

trich·u·ri·a·sis

(trik'yū-rī'ă-sis)
Infection with nematodes (whipworms) of the genus Trichuris. In humans, intestinal parasitization by T. trichiura is usually asymptomatic; in massive infections, it frequently induces diarrhea or rectal prolapse.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

trichuriasis

Infection of the large intestine with whipworms.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

trich·u·ri·a·sis

(trik'yū-rī'ă-sis)
Infection with nematodes of the genus Trichuris. In humans, intestinal parasitization by T. trichiura is usually asymptomatic and not associated with peripheral eosinophilia.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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The rest of the imported cases were intestinal parasitic diseases such as soil-transmitted helminth infections (ascariasis and trichuriasis), communicable parasitic diseases (enterobiasis, hymenolepiasis, giardiasis, and blastocystosis) and visceral leishmaniasis, all of which have local distribution.
[47] CDC, "Trichuriasis (also known as Whipworm Infection)," https://www.cdc.gov/parasites/whipworm/ retrieved on Nov 22, 2016.
The accumulating evidence suggests that in areas endemic for intestinal helminth infections trichuriasis can be suspected as the etiology for non-specific chronic abdominal symptoms even when the stool examination is negative.
Trichuriasis is an infection caused by Trichuris species of nematodes.
These examples may explain why trichuriasis in humans is presently almost unknown in cold regions; and in the same way, in rodents.
Giardiasis, amoebiasis, ascariasis, hookworm disease, trichuriasis are common world-wide, and their impact on human health is high.2,3 Frequency of different parasites varies from one geographic area to another, the ones with simple life cycles have a more cosmopolitan distribution than those which have complex life cycles.4-7 Another important factor in the spread of parasitic diseases is the permanent or temporary migration of human populations.8
Ascriasis and Trichuriasis impair Vitamin A absorption and as a result affect serum vitamin A concentration which can cause Vitamin A deficiency [2,7].
It is mainly used in animals and humans in the treatment of worm infestations (such as strongyloidiasis, ascariasis, trichuriasis, filariasis and enterobiasis).
Affecting approximately 1.4 billion people worldwide, the NTDs include chronic parasitic infections such as ascariasis, trichuriasis, hookworm, and schistosomiasis.
Affecting approximately 1.4 billion people worldwide, the NTDs include chronic parasitic infections such as as-cariasis, trichuriasis, hookworm, and schistosomiasis.