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Flashcards in Helminths Deck (37):
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mnenomic for worm types

"Try Running First"
Tapeworms= Cestode/Long Ribbon, Roundworms= Nematodes/Cylindrical, Fluke = Trematodes/Flat

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part of tapeworm that attaches to intestine

scolex

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head of tapeworm

scolex

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body of tapeworm

proglottid

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egg generating segment of tapeworm

proglottid

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Hymenolepis nana (cestode)

Dwarf tapeworm

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Taenia Saginata (cestode)

Beef tapeworm

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Taenia Solium (cestode)

Pork tapeworm

9

Diphyllobothrium datum (cestode)

Fish tapeworm

10

tapeworm that may cause B12 deficiency

Diphyllobothrium datum (cestode)

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tapeworm that is found in pacific NW salmon

Diphyllobothrium datum (cestode)

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Echinococcus granulosus (cestode)

Dog tapeworm

13

Blood Fluke

Shistosoma Japonicum

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vector for shistosoma japonicum

snail

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MC cause of death by helminth worldwide

Shistosoma Japonicum

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Pulmonary Fluke

Paragonimus Westermani

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vector for Paragonimus Westermani

Crayfish

18

MC roundworm

Ascariasis ("My Ass is Round")

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organism for ascariasis

ascaris lumbricoides (nematode)

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MC helminth *INFECTION* worldwide

ascaris lumbricoides (nematode)

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organism for Filiariasis

Wuchereria Bancrofti (nematode)

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vector for Wuchereria Bancrofti (nematode)

Mosquitos

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elphantitis and lymphatic blockage associated with

Filariasis -- Wuchereria Bancrofti (nematode)

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organism for hookworm

Nectar Americanus

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MC hookworm in *US*

Nectar Americanus

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vector for Nectar Americanus

contaminated soil

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organism for Pinworm (threadworm)

Enterobius Vermicularis

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vector for Enterobius Vermicularis

anus-finger-mouth

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scotch-tape or "anal cellophane" test is for

Enterobius Vermicularis -- pinworm/threadworm

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MC Helminth in *US*

Enterobius Vermicularis (organism for Pinworm/Threadworm)

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organism for river blindness

onchocerca volvulus (roundworm)

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onchocerca volvulus (roundworm) found in

Africa

33

organism for River Worm Eye and aka

Loa Loa
aka "African Eyeworm"

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organism for Trichinosis

Trichonella Spiralis

35

vector for trichinosis (roundworm)

raw pork

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organism that lives in striated muscles and is diagnosed on x-ray, especially in *GASTROC*

trichonella spiralis

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organism for Whipworm

Teichuris Trichura
"Whip those T's Together"