Parasitology

Helminths transmitted via Soil

 "H.A.T"

  • Hookworm
  • Ascaris
  • Toxocaria

Alternatively, "I HATe soiled food!"

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Sheathed microfilaria

" LBW "

 

  • Loa loa
  • Brugia malayi
  • Wuchereria bancrofti

 

LBW is the abbreviation for Leg Before Wicket which is one of the ways to get a batsman dismissed in cricket. And quite like the sheath for these microfilaria, the players protect their legs using leg guards (cricket pads).

 

 

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Nematodes: Skin-invasive

Infection by cutaneous route (via penetration)

 "ANS" or "SANd"

(Think: Autonomic nervous sysytem)

  • Ancylostoma duodenale
  • Necator americanus
  • Strongyloides stercoralis

 

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Nematodes spreading by egg ingestion

"ATE eggs"

  • Ascaris lumbricoides
  • Trichuris trichura, Trichinella
  • Enterobius vermicularis
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