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ANGIOSTRONGYLUS CANTONENSIS causes what infection in man?

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eosinophilic meningoencephalitis

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what distinguishes Wuchereria from other lymphatic filarial worms?

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NO nuclei at the tip of the tail 

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diagnosis of Schistosoma haematobium

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  • Centrifugation or sedimentation of urine
  • Rectal or bladder mucosal biopsy
  • Hematuria, Proteinuria, Bacteruria
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What is the pathogenesis of 

Angiostrongylus cantonensis?

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Meningoencephalitis: Larvae migrate to spinal cord → meningoencephalitis

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what are the general s/sx of schistosomiasis? 

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  • Petechial hemorrhages
  • localized edema and pruritus (24-36 hours)
  • generalized malaise, fever, giant urticaria, and vague intestinal complaints 
  • hemoptysis, cough, and wheezing
  • lethargy and confusion
  • Elephantiasis
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Treatment and Prevention of Meningoencephalitis

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  • Use of analgesics and careful removal of ~10mL of CSF at frequent intervals for relief of headache
  • Prednisone (30mg daily) - for severe cases with cranial nerve involvement
  • Surgical removal if the parasite is lodged in the anterior chamber of the eye
  • Safe food preparation
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Diagnostic method to detect 

Wuchereria bancrofti Microfilaria in the blood

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Thick smear

  • No RBCs & WBCs
  • Sheathed, have a thin plastic like covering so the sheath is longer than the body
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Diagnosis of Angiostrongylus cantonensis

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  1. 1. travel and exposure history (presumptive): Patients in endemic areas with brain dyscrasia, eosinophilia in the spinal fluid, and history of ingestion of snail, crab, or any leafy vegetable should be considered as possibly infected
  2.  Spinal tap/CSF examination: 
  3. CSF contains eosinophils, monocytes, and foreign-body giant cells (CSF: 100-2000 WBC/uL; Eosinophils > 10% in proportion to the WBC; elevated CSF proteins; normal CSF glucose)
  4. Charcot-leyden crystals in meninges
  5. ELISA, CT Scan, Serology, Autopsy
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this manifestation is Caused by the repeated attacks of inflammation

leading to dilation & thickening of lymphatic

vessels (incompetent)

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Lymphedema

  • ​​​​​Hyperplasia of connective tissue
  • plasma cells, macrophages &

    eosinophils


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what disease is characterized by a wide spectrum of clinical manifestations, the infection usually acquire in the

childhood, but they appear to manifest themselves and is caused by 

Wuchereria bancrofti

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Lymphatic Filariasis

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Pathogenesis and manifestations of DRACUNCULIASIS

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  • Initial infection – no signs and symptoms
  • Later presents with slight fever, rash, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea and dizziness
  • Blister formation (after 1 year) – forms on the lower extremities
  • Mild allergic reactions (urticaria, pruritus, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea or asthma attacks) – generalized symptoms

  • Persistent, localized painful reaction around the lesion


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What is the incubation period of 

Angiostrongylus cantonensis?

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around 6-15 days, but it can vary from 12-47 days

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Q:

ANGIOSTRONGYLUS CANTONENSIS causes what infection in man?

A:

eosinophilic meningoencephalitis

Q:

what distinguishes Wuchereria from other lymphatic filarial worms?

A:

NO nuclei at the tip of the tail 

Q:

diagnosis of Schistosoma haematobium

A:
  • Centrifugation or sedimentation of urine
  • Rectal or bladder mucosal biopsy
  • Hematuria, Proteinuria, Bacteruria
Q:

What is the pathogenesis of 

Angiostrongylus cantonensis?

A:

Meningoencephalitis: Larvae migrate to spinal cord → meningoencephalitis

Q:

what are the general s/sx of schistosomiasis? 

A:
  • Petechial hemorrhages
  • localized edema and pruritus (24-36 hours)
  • generalized malaise, fever, giant urticaria, and vague intestinal complaints 
  • hemoptysis, cough, and wheezing
  • lethargy and confusion
  • Elephantiasis
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Treatment and Prevention of Meningoencephalitis

A:
  • Use of analgesics and careful removal of ~10mL of CSF at frequent intervals for relief of headache
  • Prednisone (30mg daily) - for severe cases with cranial nerve involvement
  • Surgical removal if the parasite is lodged in the anterior chamber of the eye
  • Safe food preparation
Q:

Diagnostic method to detect 

Wuchereria bancrofti Microfilaria in the blood

A:

Thick smear

  • No RBCs & WBCs
  • Sheathed, have a thin plastic like covering so the sheath is longer than the body
Q:

Diagnosis of Angiostrongylus cantonensis

A:
  1. 1. travel and exposure history (presumptive): Patients in endemic areas with brain dyscrasia, eosinophilia in the spinal fluid, and history of ingestion of snail, crab, or any leafy vegetable should be considered as possibly infected
  2.  Spinal tap/CSF examination: 
  3. CSF contains eosinophils, monocytes, and foreign-body giant cells (CSF: 100-2000 WBC/uL; Eosinophils > 10% in proportion to the WBC; elevated CSF proteins; normal CSF glucose)
  4. Charcot-leyden crystals in meninges
  5. ELISA, CT Scan, Serology, Autopsy
Q:

this manifestation is Caused by the repeated attacks of inflammation

leading to dilation & thickening of lymphatic

vessels (incompetent)

A:

Lymphedema

  • ​​​​​Hyperplasia of connective tissue
  • plasma cells, macrophages &

    eosinophils


Q:

what disease is characterized by a wide spectrum of clinical manifestations, the infection usually acquire in the

childhood, but they appear to manifest themselves and is caused by 

Wuchereria bancrofti

A:

Lymphatic Filariasis

Q:

Pathogenesis and manifestations of DRACUNCULIASIS

A:
  • Initial infection – no signs and symptoms
  • Later presents with slight fever, rash, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea and dizziness
  • Blister formation (after 1 year) – forms on the lower extremities
  • Mild allergic reactions (urticaria, pruritus, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea or asthma attacks) – generalized symptoms

  • Persistent, localized painful reaction around the lesion


Q:

What is the incubation period of 

Angiostrongylus cantonensis?

A:

around 6-15 days, but it can vary from 12-47 days

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