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Nematoda infectious disease

MedGen UID:
45025
Concept ID:
C0027583
Disease or Syndrome
Synonyms: Infection, Nematode; Infections, Nematode; Nematode Infection; Nematode Infections
SNOMED CT: Nematode infection (84706005); Nematodiasis (84706005); Disease due to Nematoda (84706005)
 
Monarch Initiative: MONDO:0005871

Definition

Infections caused by nematode larvae which never develop into the adult stage and migrate through various body tissues. They commonly infect the skin, eyes, and viscera in humans. Ancylostoma brasiliensis causes cutaneous larva migrans. Toxocara causes visceral larva migrans. [from MONDO]

Professional guidelines

PubMed

Ansdell V, Wattanagoon Y
Curr Opin Infect Dis 2018 Oct;31(5):399-408. doi: 10.1097/QCO.0000000000000481. PMID: 30138142
Liao C, Cheng X, Liu M, Wang X, Boireau P
Anticancer Agents Med Chem 2018;18(8):1091-1099. doi: 10.2174/1871520617666171121115847. PMID: 29173187Free PMC Article
Mejia R, Nutman TB
Curr Opin Infect Dis 2012 Aug;25(4):458-63. doi: 10.1097/QCO.0b013e3283551dbd. PMID: 22691685Free PMC Article

Recent clinical studies

Etiology

Barkati S, Greenaway C, Libman M
Curr Opin Infect Dis 2023 Jun 1;36(3):203-208. Epub 2023 Mar 28 doi: 10.1097/QCO.0000000000000915. PMID: 37093059
Pontone M, Giovannini M, Barni S, Mori F, Venturini E, Galli L, Valleriani C, Vecillas LL, Sackesen C, Lopata AL, Buyuktiryaki B
Allergol Immunopathol (Madr) 2023;51(1):98-109. Epub 2023 Jan 1 doi: 10.15586/aei.v51i1.692. PMID: 36617828
Ajendra J, Allen JE
Parasite Immunol 2022 Jun;44(6):e12918. Epub 2022 May 25 doi: 10.1111/pim.12918. PMID: 35373850
Khan S, Kaushik R, Sharma M, Raina N, Ahmad F, Islam A
Front Biosci (Landmark Ed) 2020 Mar 1;25(8):1488-1509. doi: 10.2741/4865. PMID: 32114442
Baird FJ, Gasser RB, Jabbar A, Lopata AL
Mol Cell Probes 2014 Aug;28(4):167-74. Epub 2014 Feb 27 doi: 10.1016/j.mcp.2014.02.003. PMID: 24583228

Diagnosis

Gordon CA, Utzinger J, Muhi S, Becker SL, Keiser J, Khieu V, Gray DJ
Nat Rev Dis Primers 2024 Jan 25;10(1):6. doi: 10.1038/s41572-023-00490-x. PMID: 38272922
Czeresnia JM, Weiss LM
Lung 2022 Apr;200(2):141-148. Epub 2022 Apr 9 doi: 10.1007/s00408-022-00528-z. PMID: 35396957Free PMC Article
Johnson TP, Sejvar J, Nutman TB, Nath A
Annu Rev Pathol 2020 Jan 24;15:395-417. doi: 10.1146/annurev-pathmechdis-012419-032748. PMID: 31977293
Chen J, Liu Q, Liu GH, Zheng WB, Hong SJ, Sugiyama H, Zhu XQ, Elsheikha HM
Infect Dis Poverty 2018 Jun 13;7(1):59. doi: 10.1186/s40249-018-0437-0. PMID: 29895324Free PMC Article
Ma G, Holland CV, Wang T, Hofmann A, Fan CK, Maizels RM, Hotez PJ, Gasser RB
Lancet Infect Dis 2018 Jan;18(1):e14-e24. Epub 2017 Aug 3 doi: 10.1016/S1473-3099(17)30331-6. PMID: 28781085

Therapy

Gordon CA, Utzinger J, Muhi S, Becker SL, Keiser J, Khieu V, Gray DJ
Nat Rev Dis Primers 2024 Jan 25;10(1):6. doi: 10.1038/s41572-023-00490-x. PMID: 38272922
Buonfrate D, Bradbury RS, Watts MR, Bisoffi Z
Clin Microbiol Rev 2023 Dec 20;36(4):e0003323. Epub 2023 Nov 8 doi: 10.1128/cmr.00033-23. PMID: 37937980Free PMC Article
Veesenmeyer AF
Pediatr Clin North Am 2022 Feb;69(1):129-139. doi: 10.1016/j.pcl.2021.08.005. PMID: 34794670
Kwarteng A, Sylverken A, Asiedu E, Ahuno ST
Biomed Pharmacother 2021 May;137:111292. Epub 2021 Feb 10 doi: 10.1016/j.biopha.2021.111292. PMID: 33581654
Showler AJ, Nutman TB
Curr Opin Infect Dis 2018 Oct;31(5):393-398. doi: 10.1097/QCO.0000000000000483. PMID: 30113326Free PMC Article

Prognosis

Showler AJ, Nutman TB
Curr Opin Infect Dis 2018 Oct;31(5):393-398. doi: 10.1097/QCO.0000000000000483. PMID: 30113326Free PMC Article
Chandra S, Vimal D, Sharma D, Rai V, Gupta SC, Chowdhuri DK
Life Sci 2017 Sep 15;185:8-14. Epub 2017 Jul 17 doi: 10.1016/j.lfs.2017.07.017. PMID: 28728902
Lupi O, Downing C, Lee M, Pino L, Bravo F, Giglio P, Sethi A, Klaus S, Sangueza OP, Fuller C, Mendoza N, Ladizinski B, Woc-Colburn L, Tyring SK
J Am Acad Dermatol 2015 Dec;73(6):929-44; quiz 945-6. doi: 10.1016/j.jaad.2014.11.034. PMID: 26568337
Martins YC, Tanowitz HB, Kazacos KR
Acta Trop 2015 Jan;141(Pt A):46-53. Epub 2014 Oct 13 doi: 10.1016/j.actatropica.2014.10.002. PMID: 25312338Free PMC Article
Libbey JE, Cusick MF, Fujinami RS
Int Rev Immunol 2014 Jul-Aug;33(4):266-83. Epub 2013 Nov 22 doi: 10.3109/08830185.2013.823422. PMID: 24266364Free PMC Article

Clinical prediction guides

Zhang F, Zhou Y, Ding J
Cell Mol Biol Lett 2022 Aug 19;27(1):70. doi: 10.1186/s11658-022-00368-y. PMID: 35986232Free PMC Article
Buonfrate D, Fittipaldo A, Vlieghe E, Bottieau E
Clin Microbiol Infect 2021 Nov;27(11):1621-1628. Epub 2021 Jul 26 doi: 10.1016/j.cmi.2021.07.016. PMID: 34325063
Silva TED, Barbosa FS, Magalhães LMD, Gazzinelli-Guimarães PH, Dos Santos AC, Nogueira DS, Resende NM, Amorim CC, Gazzinelli-Guimarães AC, Viana AG, Geiger SM, Bartholomeu DC, Fujiwara RT, Bueno LL
Microbes Infect 2021 Sep-Oct;23(8):104836. Epub 2021 May 19 doi: 10.1016/j.micinf.2021.104836. PMID: 34020024
Riebenbauer K, Weber PB, Walochnik J, Karlhofer F, Winkler S, Dorfer S, Auer H, Valencak J, Laimer M, Handisurya A
Parasit Vectors 2021 Apr 29;14(1):227. doi: 10.1186/s13071-021-04696-4. PMID: 33926526Free PMC Article
Mischlinger J, Veletzky L, Tazemda-Kuitsouc GB, Pitzinger P, Matsegui PB, Gmeiner M, Lagler H, Gebru T, Held J, Mordmüller B, Ramharter M
J Glob Health 2018 Jun;8(1):010413. doi: 10.7189/jogh.08.010413. PMID: 29497506Free PMC Article

Recent systematic reviews

Eslahi AV, KarimiPourSaryazdi A, Olfatifar M, de Carvalho LMM, Foroutan M, Karim MR, Badri M, Ketzis JK
Vet Med Sci 2022 Nov;8(6):2466-2481. Epub 2022 Sep 22 doi: 10.1002/vms3.951. PMID: 36137293Free PMC Article
Badri M, Olfatifar M, Wandra T, Budke CM, Mahmoudi R, Abdoli A, Hajialilo E, Pestehchian N, Ghaffarifar F, Foroutan M, Hashemipour S, Sotoodeh S, Samimi R, Eslahi AV
Parasitol Res 2022 Jan;121(1):1-10. Epub 2022 Jan 6 doi: 10.1007/s00436-021-07365-8. PMID: 34993634
Riebenbauer K, Weber PB, Walochnik J, Karlhofer F, Winkler S, Dorfer S, Auer H, Valencak J, Laimer M, Handisurya A
Parasit Vectors 2021 Apr 29;14(1):227. doi: 10.1186/s13071-021-04696-4. PMID: 33926526Free PMC Article
Taghipour A, Habibpour H, Mirzapour A, Rostami A
Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 2021 Oct 1;115(10):1114-1121. doi: 10.1093/trstmh/trab056. PMID: 33822228
Aghaei S, Riahi SM, Rostami A, Mohammadzadeh I, Javanian M, Tohidi E, Foroutan M, Esmaeili Dooki M
Acta Trop 2018 Jun;182:298-304. Epub 2018 Mar 21 doi: 10.1016/j.actatropica.2018.03.022. PMID: 29573999

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