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TWiP 19: Enterobius vermicularis, the pinworm by Vincent Racaniello Posted Sat 20 Nov 2010 12:00am On episode 19 of the podcast This Week in Parasitism, Vincent and Dickson move on to nematodes with a discussion of the pinworm. Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here . You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser. TWiP is brought to you by ... Read on »
Digital Case Challenge: Enterobius vermicularis (Pinworm) by Mark Pool, MD Posted Mon 06 Dec 2010 1:29pm The day before the (U.S.) Thanksgiving, I saw this case.  It was identified as simply "colon biopsy" but the pathology assistant noted white thready "mucosal" fragments measuring about 4 mm to 5 mm in length. The ova are usually described as being about 30 X 50 microns but I think these are slightly smaller due to formalin fixation a ... Read on »
Health Tip: Reduce the Risk of Pinworm Infection by HealthFinder Posted Fri 17 Dec 2010 12:00pm healthnewslink Can affect people of all ages and economic status (HealthDay News) -- Pinworm is the m ... Read on »
Health Tip: Reduce the Risk of Pinworm Infection by Medline Plus Posted Fri 17 Dec 2010 7:00am Can affect people of all ages and economic status By Diana Kohnle Friday, December 17, 2010 (HealthDay News) -- Pinworm is the most common worm infection in the United States, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirms. It can affect people of any age or soc ... Read on »
Intestinal parasites by pathologystudent Posted Mon 24 Jan 2011 9:29am Intestinal parasites are a big cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide. They don’t just occur in underprivileged parts of the world though – there are several that are pretty common here in the US. Intestinal parasites fall into two big categories: protozoa and helminths. Protozoa are little one-celled creatures that reproduce by ... Read on »
Dr. Stoller on His Autism Journey and the CDC by Ginger T. Patient Expert Posted Wed 01 Oct 2008 8:02pm Stoller was a pediatrician that saw only two cases of autism in his first decade and a half of practice, and came to the realization with the problems with the CDC and vaccines around the same time as I did in 2004 when he was testifying before the Senate on another medical matter. He highlights the ridiculous position of the CDC: If we ... Read on »
Dr. Stoller on His Autism Journey and the CDC by Ginger T. Patient Expert Posted Fri 12 Sep 2008 11:30am Stoller was a pediatrician that saw only two cases of autism in his first decade and a half of practice, and came to the realization with the problems with the CDC and vaccines around the same time as I did in 2004 when he was testifying before the Senate on another medical matter. He highlights the ridiculous position of the CDC: If we ... Read on »
Intestinal Worms Treatment by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:40pm Worms and other intestinal parasites, which infest human beings, are found in all countries of the world. However they are more common in tropical and subtropical areas and are widely prevalent during the rainy seasons. Children are more infested with these worms than adults. There are several types of intestinal worms. The most common of t ... Read on »
ID Doctors, Pets in the Medical History, and a Cute Puppy by Paul Sax Posted Sat 23 Mar 2013 6:54am One of the things Infectious Disease doctors get teased about by our non-ID colleagues is our inclusion of pets in medical histories. It’s part of the social history, where we list a grab bag of  potential “exposures” that increase the risk of infection — where someone is from, what they do, plus travel, dietary practices, sex, drugs, alc ... Read on »
How to safely control internal parasites by Stephen Tvedten Patient Expert Posted Thu 22 Nov 2012 12:52pm Killing Parasitic Eggs and Worms in the Yard - Clean any outdoor kennel area. Remove and properly dispose of fecal material daily. Clean the kennel's floor surfaces with a solution of Safe Solutions Tweetmint Enzyme Cleaner 1-2 ounces and 1/2 cup of borax per gallon of water.. Steam clean the floors to kill any remaining eggs. Remove all animal ... Read on »