Parasitical Worms

  • General characteristics of lice and parasitic lice Head lice and lice are all parasites that live entirely on their hosts, including animals and humans. They are associated with human skin because they live by sucking blood and die within a few days if they are not in contact with a human or ...
  • Hello doctor! I was itchy all over, I had to see a dermatologist, I went to some hospitals but I couldn't help. I happened to go to the provincial hospital and the doctor told me that I should get tested for helminths for infection. They took blood and sent it to Saigon for testing. I waited 4 days ...
  • Eel worms are small in size, females and males parasitize in the small intestine of humans. After fertilization, the male worms die and are excreted in the faeces. Female worms can lay eggs without fertilization, a phenomenon called reproduction. The eggs hatch right in the small intestine, ...
  • Ascaris lumbricoides roundworm Ascaris lumbricoides is a species of the largest round nematode in the parasitic worms in the human body and cause disease. Because of its shape and size like a chopstick, Vietnamese people named it as the roundworm. Adult roundworms live in the intestines of humans, ...
  • Why is soil transmitted helminths to humans? The soil is where worm eggs, flukes and helminth larvae can colonize and develop for long periods. Land is the natural source for growing vegetables and fruits for food. Soil and dust are everywhere around human life. People who may come into direct ...