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Ascaridosis - caused by roundworm parasitizing in the small intestine of a person. These are round worms with pointed ends. The body length of the female is 25–40 cm, the male is 15–20 cm. The only source of causative agents of ascariasis is a sick person. A roundworm female lays up to 200-240 thousand immature eggs per day (their size is 0.06 x 0.04 mm), which enter the environment with human feces. Eggs are very stable and can be stored in the soil up to 5-7 years or more. In the ascaris eggs, the larva matures within 2-6 weeks.

A person becomes infected with ascariasis when swallowing invasive eggs (containing a mature larva) that are on dirty hands, unwashed or poorly washed vegetables, fruits, berries grown on soil contaminated or fertilized with feces. Food products can be contaminated with roundworm eggs when washing dishes, vegetables, fruits with contaminated water.

After entering the human intestines, larvae emerge from mature eggs. They "drill" the intestinal mucosa and with venous blood are transferred to the pulmonary alveoli, and from there to the bronchi, from which they enter the oral cavity, are swallowed with saliva and reappear in the intestines, where adult roundworms develop from them. The entire development cycle, from the moment an invasive form is swallowed to the appearance of the parasite eggs, lasts about 3 months. The life of roundworm is about 1 year.

The disease is characterized by a decrease in appetite, nausea, abdominal pain, unstable stool, decreased performance. Roundworms can cause obstruction of the intestines, bile ducts. There may be a pulmonary form of ascariasis.

Prevention of the disease includes the improvement of populated areas, sanitary protection of soil and water from pollution by fecal waters, deworming of the population, compliance with personal hygiene rules (wash hands before eating, after using the toilet, working in the garden, etc.), medical examination of workers of food facilities at helminths. For food purposes, only drinking water should be used. Vegetables and fruits before eating raw should be thoroughly washed in running water. It is permissible to use the contents of toilet toilets for fertilizer only after composting it for 5-12 months or keeping it in a closed cesspool for 2 years.

It is important to instill hygiene skills in children as early as possible (wash hands, do not put fingers in your mouth, do not bite your nails, etc.
P.). A systematic examination should be carried out for roundworms of preschoolers, elementary schoolchildren and persons of certain professions (workers in farms, greenhouses and greenhouses).

If a disease is detected, deworming is performed. The effectiveness of treatment is determined by a 3-fold negative result when examined after 2-3 weeks.

Trichocephalosis. The causative agent is vlasglav. This is a thin helminth, 3.5-5.5 cm long, its front end is subtle and resembles hair. According to the frequency of occurrence, trichocephaliasis is the third among human helminths. It parasitizes in the human large intestine, more often in the cecum. The number of parasites in the intestine can reach several hundreds and even thousands, the duration of parasitism is 5-6 years. Only a person is sick and is a source of infection. From the intestines, helminth eggs along with feces enter the soil, where for 2-4 months. with sufficient humidity and a temperature of 15-37 ° C, larvae develop in the eggs. Human infection occurs when drinking water, vegetables, fruits, berries, etc., contaminated with invasive eggs. In the human intestines, larvae emerge from the eggs, which after 1.5 months. turn into adult helminths. Signs of the disease: lower abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, anemia, loss of appetite, weight loss. Whipworm larvae do not penetrate into the blood. Laboratory diagnosis is based on the detection of helminth eggs in feces. Prevention is similar to the prevention of ascariasis. It consists primarily in strict observance of the sanitary regime at food facilities and the rules of personal hygiene. Applicants must be examined for the presence of helminthic diseases.

Strongyloidosis. The causative agent is a small round hairy worm. It parasitizes in the small intestine of many animals (cattle, sheep, goats, birds, rabbits), as well as in humans. Eggs from the intestines of animals are secreted on the 25th day of development, pollute the soil, water, etc. After 3-4 weeks, the larvae mature. Infection often occurs through contaminated vegetables, fruits, berries. A person is practically not a source of infection. Signs of the disease: nausea, abdominal pain, vomiting, constipation, sometimes diarrhea, sleep disturbance, increased irritability, itchy skin. Prevention: animal and environmental health, personal hygiene, thorough washing of raw vegetables, fruits, berries.
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