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What type of parasites are common in the midwestern united states?

What type of parasites are common in the midwestern united states?

Few and far between: Parasites almost never affect the eye. Water and soil based parasites are usually found only in areas of poor hygeine or with inadequate waste disposal. ...Read more

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What type of parasites are common in the eastern united states?

What type of parasites are common in the eastern united states?

Few: Parasites are uncommon but include fish tapeworms from sushi and the like, hookworms, histoplasmosis, toxoplasmosis, and less commonly tapeworms and roundworms. Food should come from a safe source, be cooked properly and precautions taken out of doors for parasites entering bare feet and from animals excreta. ...Read more

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What type of parasites are common in the western united states?

What type of parasites are common in the western united states?

Ameba: Amebic parasites are one. These are especially found in fresh water lakes in areas that are stagnant. ...Read more

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What type of parasites are common in the southern united states?

What type of parasites are common in the southern united states?

SE parasites: Cyclospora, Giardia, Filariasis, Heartworm, Cryptosporidiosis, free living ameoba, Pediculosis (scabies, lice) Toxoplasma gondii, Roundworm, E. vermicularis (pinworm), Hookworm, Triatomine Bug, Tick borne diseases, Mosquito borne diseases (encephalitis), to name a few. ...Read more

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What type of parasites are common in the south america?

Parasites: South american parasites/ illnesses include: leishmania braziliensis, p. Falciparum (malaria), yellow fever, dengue fever, filariasis, onchocerciasis, trypanosomiasis, american chagas' disease, oropouche virus, plague & typhus. ...Read more

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What type of parasites are common in the europe?

What type of parasites are common in the europe?

Same as here: Parasites in Europe are pretty much the same as in the US since the climate is comparable. For the entire list, you can research the web or the Centers for Disease Control web site, www.cdc.gov. ...Read more

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What type of parasites are common in the australia?

Parasites: Australian parasites include:  giardia lamblia, hookworm, threadworm (or pinworm), dwarf tapeworm & scabies (mites). ...Read more

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What type of parasites are common in the hawaii?

Not common: Parasites sometimes found on hawaii include: angiostrongylosis, ascariasis, cysticercosis, fascioliasis, heterophyidiasis, toxocarosis, trichinosis, and trichiuriasis, toxocata canis, dipylidium caninum asciola gigantic, a ngiostrongylus cantonensis) capillaria hepatica, hyn1enolepis nana, taenia solium & trichinella spiralis. ...Read more

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What are the most common infectious diseases occuring in developing countries of the world?

What are the most common infectious diseases occuring in developing countries of the world?

Diarrheal illness: Diarrheal illnesses kill more people than any other sort of illness and most of these deaths occur in the third world. ...Read more

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What is the most common parasitic infection in the united states?

What is the most common parasitic infection in the united states?

Depends upon locatio: Round worms and hook worms are fairly common in the south check your communicable disease web site. ...Read more

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How many cases of food borne disease are there in the united states?

How many cases of food borne disease are there in the united states?

48 millions: Cdc estimates that 1 in 6 americans or 48 million people, 128, 000 get hospitalized, and 3, 000 die of food borne diseases every year. ...Read more

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What is the most common psychiatric illness in the united states?

What is the most common psychiatric illness in the united states?

Major Depression: According to the national institute of mental health, major depressive disorder is the leading cause of disability in the U.S. For ages 15-44. "mental disorders are common in the United States and internationally. An estimated 26.2 percent of americans ages 18 and older — about one in four adults — suffer from a diagnosable mental disorder in a given year.". ...Read more

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Which determinants of infectious diseases are most common in low or middle income countries?

Which determinants of infectious diseases are most common in low or middle income countries?

Concerns: Do they have protected water? How is their sewage handled? Do they have education programs for prevention (such as hiv)? Do they have strategies & a way to carry them out for dealing with local problems (ie. Mosquitoes or other vectors)? Etc. ...Read more

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What food do tribes in certain parts of northern india eat, where there are least number of cancer cases?

What food do tribes in certain parts of northern india eat, where there are least number of cancer cases?

DON'T KNOW, BUT . .: There has recently been some interest in turmeric (curcumin) the spice that is used in currie that gives it the dark yellowish color. It is noted that pancreatic cancer rates in india are amongst the lowest in the world, it is believed that it is due to its high consumption. There have been both pre clinical and phase 1 studies looking at this. If you do a search you can find these studies. ...Read more

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Are e.Coli infections common in the united states?

Are  e.Coli infections common in the united states?

E Coli Infections: One estimate has 20, 000 cases in the us annually. The number is probably much higher because many infections don't come to medical attention or are part of a large public health investigation. ...Read more

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What are the causes of cholera in modern age?

What are the causes of cholera in modern age?

Same as always: The organism...Vibrio cholera, usually serotype o1, spread thru contaminated water. ...Read more

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Is sarcoidosis more common in certain areas in the united states?

Is sarcoidosis more common in certain areas in the united states?

Sarcoid: Some research shows that people who live rurally around farms--insecticides, chemicals etc. Have a higher incidence. There is higher incidence of caucasiian sarcoid patients having an increased susceptibility within their own family---an immune problem with increased potential to be inherited. While, although 50% of sarcoid pts. Are afro-american, hispanic --- not as commonly inc. In family. ...Read more

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