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

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Dr. Tanya Russo
Pediatrics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Tanya Russo
Dr. Tanya Russo
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Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Human parasites

The following human parasites can be found in the southern states but are also found world wide.
Parasites include pork tapeworm(taenia solium)which cause human cysticercosis, roundworms(ascaris lumbricoides), hookworms(ancylostoma duodenale and necator americanis), whipworm(trichuris trichiura), pinworm(enterobius vermicularis).

In brief: Human parasites

The following human parasites can be found in the southern states but are also found world wide.
Parasites include pork tapeworm(taenia solium)which cause human cysticercosis, roundworms(ascaris lumbricoides), hookworms(ancylostoma duodenale and necator americanis), whipworm(trichuris trichiura), pinworm(enterobius vermicularis).
Dr. Michael Fisher
Dr. Michael Fisher
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