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common name of trichuris trichiura

whipworm

2

final host of trichuris trichiura

man

3

habitat of trichuris trichiura

Large intestine

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trichuris trichiura is attached to __

cecum

5

type of attachment of trichuris trichiura

pin fashion attachment

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diagnostic stage of trichuris trichiura

ova

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infective stage of trichuris trichiura

embryonated ova

8

sources of infection of trichuris trichiura

STH

9

MoT trichuris trichiura

Ingestion

10

portal of entry of trichuris trichiura

mouth

11

unholy trinity

trichuris trichiura
Ascaris lumbricoides
Hookworms

12

does trichuris trichiura have an extra-intestinal phase

no

13

lifespan of trichuris trichiura

1-3 years

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how manypercent of trichuris trichiura infections are asymptomatic

90%

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why are trichuris trichiura infections asymptomatic

trichuris trichiura is small

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intensity of infections peaks by age __

10

17

color of adult worm

flesh or pinkish

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what part of trichuris trichiura is attenuated

anterior 2/3

19

what part of trichuris trichiura is robust and fleshy

posterior 1/3

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describe the anterior 2/3 of trichuris trichiura

attenuated and thin

21

describe the posterior 1/3 of trichuris trichiura

fleshy and robust

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ova morphology trichuris trichiura

mucoid, bipolar plug

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function of mucoid bipolar plug

way of exit of larva

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shape of ova

football/lemon/barrel shaped

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prepatency trichuris trichiura

2 months

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appearance of embryonated egg

segmented egg

27

this occurs during heavy infections

rectal prolapse

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number of eggs released per day

3 000 - 20 000 eggs

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drug of choice for trichuris trichiura

albendazole, mebendazole x 3 days
because it is harder to expel since it is attached pin fashion

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what type of eggs are passed with the stool

unembryonated eggs

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