II. Epidemiology

  1. One of the most prevalent human Helminth infections
  2. Transmission
    1. Human feces contaminated fruits and vegetables

IV. Signs

  1. Barrel shaped eggs on stool exam

V. Management

  1. Mebendazole (no longer available as of 2012)
  2. Albendazole

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Ontology: Infection by Trichuris trichiura (C0040954)

Definition (MSH) Infection with nematodes of the genus TRICHURIS, formerly called Trichocephalus.
Concepts Disease or Syndrome (T047)
MSH D014257
ICD9 127.3
ICD10 B79
SnomedCT 60570001, 154413002, 3752003
English Trichocephaliases, Trichocephaliasis, Trichuriases, Trichuriasis, Infection by Trichuris trichiura, Infection by Trichuris trichura, trichuriasis (diagnosis), trichuriasis, Trichuris trichiuria infection, Trichuriasis [Disease/Finding], whipworm, whip worm, whipworms, whip worms, whipping worms, Trichuris infection, Whipworm infection, Infection by Trichocephalus trichiura, Trichuriosis, Trichuriasis - whipworm, Infection by Trichuris trichiura (disorder), Infection by Trichuris, Trichuriasis (disorder), Trichuris trichiura; infection, trichocephaliasis, Whipworm, Whipworm disease, Infection by Trichuris trichiuria
Italian Tricuriasi, Infezione da Trichuris trichiura, Infezione da trichuris, Infeziona da trichuris trichiuria, Tricocefaliasi, Tricocefalosi
Dutch Trichuris-infectie, Trichuris trichiuria-infectie, zweepworminfectie, Trichuris trichiura; infectie, trichuriasis, Trichocephalus, Trichuriasis
French Infection à Trichuris, Infection à Trichuris trichiuria, Trichocéphalose
German Trichuris trichiuria-Infektion, Trichuris-Infektion, Peitschenwurminfektion, Trichoencephaliasis, Trichuriasis
Portuguese Infecção por Trichuris trichiuria, Infecção por Trichuris, Infecção por tricuris, Tricocefalíase, Tricuríase
Spanish Infección por Trichuris trichiura, Infección por trichuris, Infección por trichuris trichuria, infección por Trichiuris trichiura, infección por Trichocephalus trichiura, infección por Trichuris trichiura (trastorno), infección por Trichuris trichiura, infección por gusano látigo, trichuriasis (trastorno), trichuriasis, tricocefaliasis, tricuriasis, Tricuriasis, Tricocefaliasis
Japanese 鞭虫感染, ヒト鞭虫感染, ヒトベンチュウカンセン, ベンチュウカンセン, ベンチュウショウ, 鞭虫症, 鞭虫感染症
Swedish Trikuriasis
Finnish Trikuriaasi
Czech Trichuriáza, Infekce parazitem Trichuris trichuria, Trichurióza, trichuriasis, trichurióza, trichuriáza
Korean 편충증
Polish Trichurioza, Zarażenie włosogłówką
Hungarian Ostorgiliszta fertőzés, Trichuris trichiuria fertőzés, trichuriasis, Trichuris fertőzés
Norwegian Piskeorm