Definition of strongyloidiasis in English:

strongyloidiasis

Syllabification: stron·gy·loi·di·a·sis
Pronunciation: /ˌstränjəloiˈdīəsis
 
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noun

  • Infestation with threadworms of a type found in tropical and subtropical regions, chiefly affecting the small intestine and causing ulceration and diarrhea.
    • The worms belong to the genus Strongyloides, class Phasmida, in particular S. stercoralis
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    • Examples include tiabendazole for strongyloidiasis, ivermectin for scabies, and quinolone ear drops for chronic otitis media.
    • Thiabendazole has been the most commonly used anthelmintic for strongyloidiasis.
    • Ivermectin has been used in humans to treat millions of cases of onchocerciasis, other filariases, and intestinal nematodal infections such as strongyloidiasis.

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