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==Protozoa==
==Protozoa==
*[[Entamoeba histolytica]]
{{Protozoa}}
*[[Giardia lamblia]]
*[[Leishmania]]
*[[Balantidium]]
*[[Malaria]]
*[[Cryptosporidium]]
*[[Chagas Disease]]
*[[African Sleeping Sickness]]
*[[Toxoplasma gondii]]
*[[Trichomonas vaginalis]]


==Helminths==
==[[Helminths]]==
===Cestodes (Tapeworms)===
{{Helminth Types}}
*[[Taenia saginata]]
*[[Taenia solium (Cysticercosis)]]
*Diphyllobothrium latum
*Hymenolepis nana
*Echinococcus granulosus
===Trematodes (Flukes)===
*Fasciola hepatica
*Fasciolopsis buski
*Opistorchis viverrini
*Schistosoma spp
**[[Schistosomiasis]]
*Chlonorchis sinensis
*Paragonimus spp.


===Nematodes (Roundworms)===
==[[Ectoparasites]]==
*Ascaris lumbricoides
{{Ectoparasite DDX}}
*[[Enterobius vermicularis (Pinworm)]]
{{Ectoparasite images}}
*Filarial worms
**[[Loa Loa]]
**[[Onchocerciasis]]
*Necator americanus / Ancylostoma duodenale (hookworm)
*[[Dracunculus medinensis]]
*Strongyloides stercoralis
*Trichuris trichiura
*Anisakis
*Toxocara spp.
*[[Trichinosis]]


==Ectoparasites==
==Marine Dermatitis==
*[[Bedbugs]]
*[[Lice]]
*[[Myiasis]]
 
==?==
*[[Swimmer's Itch]]
*[[Swimmer's Itch]]
*[[Seabather's Eruption]]
*[[Seabather's Eruption]]
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[[Category:TropMed]]
[[Category:Tropical Medicine]]

Latest revision as of 11:37, 19 September 2017

Background

  • Although any organism that "lives in or on another and takes its nourishment from that other organism" is technically a parasite, in common medical parlance "parasitic diseases" refer to infections due to protozoa, helminths, arthropods, or other "macroparasites"

Protozoa

Protozoa

Helminths

Helminth infections

Cestodes (Tapeworms)

Trematodes (Flukes)

Nematodes (Roundworms)

Ectoparasites

Domestic U.S. Ectoparasites

See also travel-related skin conditions

Ectoparasite & Related Images

Marine Dermatitis

See Also