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Ovoid or peanut-shaped
Operculated with flattened bipolar plugs

Capillaria philippinensis

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Adult Capillaria worms are found partially embedded in the mucosa of the small intestine but does not penetrate beyond ____

Muscularis mucosa

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Specific diagnosis of capillaria worms is established by finding ____

Unembryonated eggs

4

Capillariasis TOC

Albendazole BID for 10 days

5

Alternative drugs for capillariasis

Mebendazole, thiobendazole

6

Capillariasis TOC

Avoiding the ingestion of raw or partially cooked freshwater fish, snails and crustaceans

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Enterobius vermicularis inhabit the ______

Cecum and colon

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Most common where people live under ____

Crowded conditions

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Pinworm: cuticular extensions that flank the anterior end tapers on each side

Cephalic alae

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Pinworm: the prominent posterior bulb wehre the slender esophagus terminates

Esophageal bulb

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Persimmon seed-like egg

Enterobius vermicularis

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Pinworm: site of inhabitaiton

Cecum and colon

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Infective stage of pinworm

Embryonated egg

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Major symptom of pinworm infection

Anal pruritus

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Pinworm diagnosis

Cellophane tape method done in morning

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Treatment for pinworm infection

Albendazole

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Female Strongyloides stercoralis lives in the _____ of _____

Superficial tissue
Duodenum and jejunum

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Infective stage of Strongyloides stercoralis

3rd stage larva (filariform)

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Diagnostic stage of Strongyloides stercoralis

1st stage larvae (rhabditiform)

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Strongyloides stercoralis life cycle

Free living phase
Parasitic phase
Autoinfection

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Strongyloides stercoralis: cutaneous reaction due to skin penetration

Ground itch

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Strongyloides stercoralis: pulmonary symptoms duirng pulmonary migration of the filariform larvae

Loeffler's syndrome

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Autoinfection of Strongyloides stercoralis can lead to the _____

Hyperinfection syndrome