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infections and infestations

Wednesday 8 December 2004


INFECTION and INFESTATIONS, CUTANEOUS


- Bacterial

- Viral

- Fungal

- Spirochetal

- Protozoal

- Helminth

— Nematode (round worm)- 2mm-35cm round and slender nonsegmented body with collagenous epicuticle surrounding a coelomique cavity containing sexually reproductive organs and digestive tract.
— - zoonotic north american Brugia
— - enterobius vermicularis
— - onchocerciasis
— - lymphatic filariasis (Wuchereria bancorfti, Brugia malayi..)
— - dirofilariasia conjunctivae infection
— - dracontiasis
— - cutaneous larva migrans (Ankylostoma caninum)

— Cestode (tape worm)- cystic larva with noncollagenous absorptive tegument with brush border (gastrodermis). Scolices disposed as sucker plates.
— -Cysticercus

— Trematode (fluke)- leafshaped nonsegmented worms with noncollagenous syncytial tegument showing specialisations(spines or tubercules, ventral sucker plates, primitive gut..)
— -Schistosoma
— -Fasciola

- Arthropod induced
— arachnids
— insects


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