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Session 2 Microbio20

Microbio -20- GI #4 Infection Hartley

QuestionAnswer
What aer the following Nematodes (round worms) Cestodes (tape worms) Trematodes (Flukes) Helminths
Do adult worms generally multiply in human hosts NO
SInce adult worms don't generally multiply in human hosts what can be infered from the number of adult worms living in the host Implies the number of eggs or larvae that were ingested
How are the s/sx linked to "worm burden" patient with only a few adults may be asymptomatic while those with a high infection load will have clinical s/sx
What are the following Enterobius vermicularis (Pinworm) Ascaris lumbricoides (Roundworm) Necator americanus and Ancylostoma duodenale (Hookworm) Strongyloides stercoralis (Threadworm) Trichuris trichiura (Whipworm) Nematodes
This organism has -seperate sexes -male is smaller than female -adults are 30-50mm long tubular alimentary tract which can be 2/3 lenght of worm, mouth is simple lacking lips -absent excretory sys -oviparous Trichuris trichiura (Whipworm)
how do you get infected with Trichuris trichiura (Whipworm) ingest fecal contaminated soil or food
what does Trichuris trichiura (Whipworm) do in the GI tract burrows into intestinal mucosa w/ ant. end and consumes blood cells. Usually causes negligible loss of blood
where in the US are you most likely going to see children infected w/ Trichuris trichiura (Whipworm) Southeastern US infection rate is as high as 20-25%
what are the s/sx of a light infection vs heavy infection w/ Trichuris trichiura (Whipworm) Light- asympto Heavy- epigastric pain, vomiting, distention, flatulence, anorexia, and weight loss may occur Secere cases may develop blood and mucous in stools
what are some of the complications associated w/ Trichuris trichiura (Whipworm) secondary bacterial infections allergic responses resulting in colitis, proctitis, prolapse of rectum
how do you dx Trichuris trichiura (Whipworm) eggs in stool
What type of immune response do you see to Trichuris trichiura (Whipworm) induces an IgE response and hypereosinophilia mast cell activation may lead to increase in allergic responses and symptoms
what tx would be appropriate for infection w/ Trichuris trichiura (Whipworm) mebendazole (vermox)- irreversibly blocks glucose uptake and other nutrients in adult intestine where helminths dwell Albendazole- decreases whipworm ATP production
What do the s/sx of Trichuris trichiura (Whipworm) look like that may confuse dx hookworm infections amebiasis acute appendicitis chronic anemia
This organism has -seperate sexes -male is smaller than Female -adults are 2-13mm long -Eggs are laid externally in perianal area - Have a conspicuous muscular bulb on posterior end of esophagus -have three lips surrounding the mouth Enterobius vermicularis (Pinworm)
how do you get infected w/ Enterobius vermicularis (Pinworm) fecal oral route person to person transmission is high especially among kids
Why do you get a high incidence of hand to nail contamination and spreading of Enterobius vermicularis (Pinworm) female lays eggs perianal causes itiching leading to scratching and people getting poopy infected fingernails and hands
what are the s/sx of infection w/Enterobius vermicularis (Pinworm) intense nocturnal perianal itching insomnia children too young to talk may show restlessness and irritability at night
what complications can you see in females w/ Enterobius vermicularis (Pinworm) can migrate to vagina causing secondary bacterial UTI
what complication can you see from the scratching associated w/ Enterobius vermicularis (Pinworm) infection can lead to secondary bacterial infections
How do you dx Enterobius vermicularis (Pinworm) tape test from perianal region reveals eggs.
What immune response is rare to Enterobius Vermicularis ( pinworm) infections Eosionophilia and elevated IgE are rare
What is the tx for Enterobius Vermicularis ( pinworm) infections Mebendazole Albendazole
What could be your initial dx in place of Enterobius Vermicularis ( pinworm) infections because they also show perianal itiching as a s/sx but will test negative with tape test Hemorrhoidal Diseases Perianal infections dermatitis
Organism that has seperate sexes with adults 15-35cm long Ascaris lumbricoides
What is the source of infection with Ascaris lumbricoides Fecal Oral Contamination
How long can adult Ascaris lumbricoides live i nthe intestines 6-24 months
Apart from the colon where else can they be found they can migrate to appendix, hepatobiliary system, or pancreatic ducts
What is one complication that Ascaris lumbricoides can cause with a mass infestation they can cause complete bowel obstruction
How long does it take from ingestion until they worms hatch and are making new eggs about 9 weeks. 3 more weeks and eggs start molting and can infect a new host
What are the s/sx of infection w/ Ascaris lumbricoides Usually asymptomatic but may develop General Symptoms -Fever -Jaundice (in biliary obstruction) -Chachexia (due to malnutrition) -Mental Retardation (due to malnutrition)
What s/sx may be seen during larval maturation Pulmonary symptoms -wheezing -rales -diminished breath sounds -dyspnea -hemoptysis
What abdominal symptoms may be present with Ascaris lumbricoides infection abdominal tenderness appendicitis or right upper quadrant tenderness with hepatobiliary infections peritoneal signs in cases of bowel perforation
What is Loeffler's syndrome Bening acute eosinophilic pneumonia of unknown cause characterizied by migrating pulmonary infiltrates and minimal clinical manifestations
What is larva migrans infection with dog or cat species of Ascarid larvae since they can't mature in host they migrate through the tissue and encyst as second stage larvae leaving hemorrhagic necrosis and eosinophilic and lymphocityic infiltration
How do you dx Ascaris lumbricoides infections eggs in stool eosinophilia at early infection sputum may show larva at early infection
what is the tx for Ascaris lumbricoides infections albendazole mebendazole pyrantel pamoate- depolarizing neuromuscular blocking agent inhibits cholinesterases, resulting in spastic paralysis of worm piperazine citrate- block ACH response in worm flaccid paralysis
What can Ascaris lumbricoides infections appear as acute appendicitis allergic asthma cholangitis cholecystitis or biliary cholic hookworm infection bowel obstruction pancreatitis strongyloides Stercoralis infection
These organisms have seperate sexes 6-12mm long and can be divided into two groups based on morphology of oral cavity Necator americanus- has dorsal and ventral cutting plates and Ancylostoma duodenale- has four sharp tooth like structures (Hookworm)
what is the source of infection with Necator americanus and Ancylostoma duodenale (Hookworm) direct contact by walking barefoot through contaminated soil or ingestion of human fecal matter
What are the s/sx of Necator americanus and Ancylostoma duodenale (Hookworm) most asymptomatic ground itch- induce pruritic maculopapular dermatitis at site of entry -transient pneumonitis may develop while larvae migrate through lungs Early intestinal phase- may have epigastric pain, inflammatory diarrhea and eosinophilia
what is the progression of infection of Necator americanus and Ancylostoma duodenale (Hookworm) 1 eggs are passed in stool 2 larvae hatch grow in soil 3 5-10 days are infective 4 on contact w/ human penetrate skin and use veins to heart and lungs. they penetrate alveoli and climb bronchial tree to pharynx then are swallowed get to GI tract to fe
what is the primary syndrome associated w/ Necator americanus and Ancylostoma duodenale (Hookworm) infections iron deficiency anemia extreme weakness, SOB, skin depigmentation Cardiac Complications can also occur during INTERCURRENT infections impaired physical, mental, and sexual dev. in children occult blood in stool
What is Cutaneous Larva Migrans Dog or cat hookworms enter skin and are unable to complete life cycle they encyst in tissue and may cause serpiginous erythematous tracts in tissue.
How do you dx Necator americanus and Ancylostoma duodenale (Hookworm) infections eggs in fresh stool. larvae in old stool
What can occur immuninity wise while larvae of hookworm is migrating through the body eosinophilia
What is the tx for Necator americanus and Ancylostoma duodenale (Hookworm) infections albendazole mebendazole pyrantel pamoate
What may be necessary tx for hookworm infections because of the anemia that can develop may need blood transfusion and long term treatment with ferrous sulfate until hemoglobin levels become normal
What other differential diagnosis could you come up with to explain the anemia caused by Necator americanus and Ancylostoma duodenale (Hookworm) infections parvovirus B19 Chronic Malaria Genetic Causes etc.
This organism has free-living and parasitic life cycles can cause auto infection has separate sexes and are about 2mm long Strongyloides stercoralis (Threadworm)
What is the source of infection of Strongyloides stercoralis (Threadworm) direct contact with contaminated soil or eating contaminated soil
What is the progression of infection of Strongyloides stercoralis (Threadworm) infection through feet or ingestion colonization of bowel and maturation can spread to lymphatics, blood stream and other organs (causing tissue abscessess, granulomas, or sepsis from normal GI flora escaping with worms)
What are s/sx of Strongyloides stercoralis (Threadworm) infections Often asymptomatic Ground Itch, petechial hemorrhages and edema at site of entry cough and loeffler's syndrome during larva migration through lungs Chronic Diarrhea- watery mucousy stool but may contain blood Alternate between diarrhea and constipati
When do you most often see dissemination of Strongyloides stercoralis (Threadworm) into tissue other than the bowel in immune compromised or debilitation by concurrent disease or malnutrition.
What is larva currens Occurs on trunk or near anus where a linear eruption shows up where larvae are migrating under skin near the surface. Causing a non indurated wheal with red flare to appear moves rapidly and DISAPPEARS IN A FEW HOURS
how do you dx Strongyloides stercoralis (Threadworm) larva in stool or bowel fluids
Blood eosinophilia is usually present during acute and chronic stages, but may be absent during dissemination and levels may fluctuate constantly Immunity rxn associated with Strongyloides stercoralis (Threadworm) infections
What is the tx for Strongyloides stercoralis (Threadworm) infections Ivermectin- causes tonic paralysis of helminth musculature Albendazole Thiabendzaole
What else can Strongyloides stercoralis (Threadworm) be dx as because of similar s/sx hookworm infections amebiasis enteric viral infection other diarrhea or rash inducing agents
What is a Proglottids One segment of a tapeworm body
What is a cystercerci tissue cysts of larva
What type of organism are Taeniasis T. solium (pig tapeworm) T. saginata (beef tapeworm) Cestodes (segmented worms)
How long can T. Saginata get 3-8m long
How long can T. Soluim grown up to 3m
How can you get T. Solium Eating undercooked PORK
How can you get T. Saginata Eating undercooked BEEF
How do Taeniasis infections progress Ingestion of cystercerci in meat -worm matures in intestines and releases proglottids filled with eggs Eating eggs can lead to tissue invasion and cystercerci formation most common in brain
where is the most common place that cystercerci form from Taeniasis infections the brain
What are the s/sx of Taeniasis infections LIKELY TO BE ASYMPTOMATIC epigastric discomfort nausea sensation of hunger diarrhea
How do you dx Taeniasis infections detection of eggs or proglottids in stool Cystercerci, Plain films reveal calcified puffed rice lessions in tissue
What is the tx fro taneiasis infections Albendazole Praziquantel- incites damage to parasite's skin internally to make it disintegrate
What can Taeniasis infections appear as in differnetial dx tuberculoma brain absces arachnoid cyst tumor toxoplasmic encephalitis
what are the following Clonorchis sinensis Opisthorchis viverrini Opisthorchis felineus Biliary duct dwelling trematodes
what is fasciola hepatica Liver dwelling trematode
Infection of this organism is humans is limited to digenetic trematode -reproduces sexually in humans Eggs reach water they can -infective definitive host -seek out secondary host -encyst on vvegitation Has 2 grasping suckers are hermaphrodites Trematode (Fluke)
What is the source of infection w/ biliary infections ingest poorly cooked, pickled or smoked fish may infect entire populations in endemic areas may be infected
What is the source of infection w/ liver infections ingestion of metacercariae encysted on aquatic plants (watercress)
What is the progression of infection w/ biliary Trematode (Fluke) Excyst in small intestine, migrate through ampulla of Vater into biliary ducts -worm lead to adenomatous hyperplasia, inflammation and duct obstruction
What is the progression of infection w/ liver Trematode (Fluke) Excyst in duodenum, pass through intestines into peritoneum, invade liver through glisson's capsule Granulomatous rxns, duct obstruction etc may occur
What are the s/sx with biliary fluke infection acute infections noted by fever, eosinophilia, and hepatomegaly -heavy worm burden may lead to constitutional complaints and symptoms associated w/ cholelithiasis and pancreatitis
HOw can you dx biliary Trematode (Fluke) infections Ova can be identified in stools, dilation of ducts by imaging
What are the s/sx of liver Trematode (Fluke) infection fever, hepatomegaly, and/or abdominal pain Nausea, cough, diarrhea, and urticaria are also common Periods of Jaundice
How would you dx infection with liver Trematode (Fluke) Fever, hepatomegaly or liver pain with proper clinicaal setting -serology as ova may not be detected in stool
What are the common immune profile of Trematode (Fluke) infections w. heavy worm load Eosinophilia and fever
What is the tx for biliary Trematode (Fluke) Praziquantel
what is the tx for liver Trematode (Fluke) Bithionol- inhibits phosphorylation in the parasite leading to blockade of ATP synthesis.
What could you confuse Trematode (Fluke) infection w/ hepatitis cholelithiasis pancreatitis amebiasis
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