Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Echinococcus multilocularis

Echinococcus multilocularis

Hunters occasionally in contact with rodents , carcasses, berries or mushrooms contaminated with feces of foxes and other canids can be infected by the worm Echinococcus multilocularis . Again, the parasite invades internal organs as cysts and pathology may in some cases be lethal.

Toxoplasma gondii

This is the parasite that pregnant women have to flee, as immunocompromised individuals and transplanted. At first, this protozoan caught, for example, when cleaning a cat litter or drinking contaminated water or undercooked meat, can cause abnormal fetal. kids coloring pages In seconds, Toxoplasma gondii can multiply uncontrollably.

Cryptosporidium spp.

Food washed with water contaminated with cattle sick, cider and unpasteurized milk, the snails infected can transmit protozoan parasites of the genus Cryptosporidium spp. They are responsible for diarrhea severe aqueous, pancreatitis and sometimes cause malnutrition secondary fatal in infants and weak subjects.

The worm Ascaris lumbricoides annually kills 2,700 people worldwide.  © Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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