Introduction and History

Agent

Clinical Presentation in Humans

Transmission and Vector 

Reservoirs

Incubation Period and Morphology

Diagnostic Test

Management and Therapy

Epidemiology and Country Information

Public Health and Prevention Strategies

Useful Web Links

References

 


Tara Kirk Parasites and Pestilence Human Biology Stanford University

Trichostrongyliasis - Clinical Presentation in Humans


 

Trichostrongylus axei - anterior end. From the New Zealand Merial Website.

 

Clinical Presentation in Humans: Symptoms are similar to Hookworm. Light infections are asymptomatic. Heavy infections are characterized by emaciation, anemia, abdominal pain, blood in stool and diarrhea.