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Helminthiasis

MedGen UID:
6765
Concept ID:
C0018889
Disease or Syndrome
Synonym: Worm infections
SNOMED CT: Helminth infection (27601005); Helminthiasis (27601005); Helminthosis (27601005); Worms (27601005); Worm infestation (27601005); Worm infection (27601005); Infection caused by Cestoda and/or Trematoda and/or Phylum Nemata (27601005)
 
Monarch Initiative: MONDO:0004664

Definition

A parasitic infection characterized by the infestation with worms, mainly in the intestine. [from NCI]

Professional guidelines

PubMed

Mengarda AC, Iles B, F Longo JP, de Moraes J
Expert Opin Drug Deliv 2022 Apr;19(4):383-393. Epub 2022 Mar 14 doi: 10.1080/17425247.2022.2051477. PMID: 35264036
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Recent clinical studies

Etiology

Frayne J, Pinchon D
Aust J Gen Pract 2019 Mar;48(3):125-129. doi: 10.31128/AJGP-08-18-4664. PMID: 31256475
Yasuda K, Nakanishi K
Int Immunol 2018 Mar 10;30(3):93-102. doi: 10.1093/intimm/dxy002. PMID: 29346656
Jourdan PM, Lamberton PHL, Fenwick A, Addiss DG
Lancet 2018 Jan 20;391(10117):252-265. Epub 2017 Sep 4 doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(17)31930-X. PMID: 28882382
Fried B, Reddy A, Mayer D
Cancer Lett 2011 Jun 28;305(2):239-49. Epub 2010 Jul 27 doi: 10.1016/j.canlet.2010.07.008. PMID: 20667649
Finsterer J, Auer H
Rev Inst Med Trop Sao Paulo 2007 Sep-Oct;49(5):279-87. doi: 10.1590/s0036-46652007000500002. PMID: 18026633

Diagnosis

Frayne J, Pinchon D
Aust J Gen Pract 2019 Mar;48(3):125-129. doi: 10.31128/AJGP-08-18-4664. PMID: 31256475
Mohapatra S, Singh DP, Alcid D, Pitchumoni CS
Am J Gastroenterol 2018 Jun;113(6):805-818. Epub 2018 Jun 5 doi: 10.1038/s41395-018-0083-y. PMID: 29867172
Jourdan PM, Lamberton PHL, Fenwick A, Addiss DG
Lancet 2018 Jan 20;391(10117):252-265. Epub 2017 Sep 4 doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(17)31930-X. PMID: 28882382
Cooper AJR, Dholakia S, Holland CV, Friend PJ
Lancet Infect Dis 2017 Jun;17(6):e166-e176. Epub 2017 Feb 21 doi: 10.1016/S1473-3099(16)30533-3. PMID: 28233632
Hassona Y, Scully C, Delgado-Azanero W, de Almeida OP
J Investig Clin Dent 2015 May;6(2):99-107. Epub 2014 Feb 27 doi: 10.1111/jicd.12077. PMID: 24574305

Therapy

Srivastava SK
Curr Top Med Chem 2019;19(14):1189-1190. doi: 10.2174/156802661914190828124745. PMID: 31509098
Mohapatra S, Singh DP, Alcid D, Pitchumoni CS
Am J Gastroenterol 2018 Jun;113(6):805-818. Epub 2018 Jun 5 doi: 10.1038/s41395-018-0083-y. PMID: 29867172
Jourdan PM, Lamberton PHL, Fenwick A, Addiss DG
Lancet 2018 Jan 20;391(10117):252-265. Epub 2017 Sep 4 doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(17)31930-X. PMID: 28882382
Weingarden AR, Vaughn BP
Gut Microbes 2017 May 4;8(3):238-252. Epub 2017 Feb 10 doi: 10.1080/19490976.2017.1290757. PMID: 28609251Free PMC Article
Cooper AJR, Dholakia S, Holland CV, Friend PJ
Lancet Infect Dis 2017 Jun;17(6):e166-e176. Epub 2017 Feb 21 doi: 10.1016/S1473-3099(16)30533-3. PMID: 28233632

Prognosis

Myhill LJ, Williams AR
Parasite Immunol 2023 Apr;45(4):e12965. Epub 2023 Jan 11 doi: 10.1111/pim.12965. PMID: 36571323
Padhi TR, Das S, Sharma S, Rath S, Rath S, Tripathy D, Panda KG, Basu S, Besirli CG
Surv Ophthalmol 2017 Mar-Apr;62(2):161-189. Epub 2016 Oct 6 doi: 10.1016/j.survophthal.2016.09.005. PMID: 27720858
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
Tanasescu R, Constantinescu CS
Curr Top Behav Neurosci 2015;26:195-220. doi: 10.1007/7854_2014_361. PMID: 25472634
Finsterer J, Auer H
Rev Inst Med Trop Sao Paulo 2007 Sep-Oct;49(5):279-87. doi: 10.1590/s0036-46652007000500002. PMID: 18026633

Clinical prediction guides

Mpairwe H, Amoah AS
Parasite Immunol 2019 Jun;41(6):e12589. Epub 2018 Oct 21 doi: 10.1111/pim.12589. PMID: 30216486Free PMC Article
McSorley HJ, Chayé MAM, Smits HH
Parasite Immunol 2019 Jun;41(6):e12574. Epub 2018 Aug 29 doi: 10.1111/pim.12574. PMID: 30043455Free PMC Article
Garrido-Cardenas JA, Mesa-Valle C, Manzano-Agugliaro F
Parasitology 2018 May;145(6):699-712. Epub 2017 Nov 9 doi: 10.1017/S0031182017001718. PMID: 29117879
de Ruiter K, Tahapary DL, Sartono E, Soewondo P, Supali T, Smit JWA, Yazdanbakhsh M
Parasite Immunol 2017 May;39(5) Epub 2017 Mar 22 doi: 10.1111/pim.12404. PMID: 27925245
Tanasescu R, Constantinescu CS
Curr Top Behav Neurosci 2015;26:195-220. doi: 10.1007/7854_2014_361. PMID: 25472634

Recent systematic reviews

Wong MTJ, Anuar NS, Noordin R, Tye GJ
Acta Trop 2023 Mar;239:106796. Epub 2022 Dec 29 doi: 10.1016/j.actatropica.2022.106796. PMID: 36586174
Raw C, Traub RJ, Zendejas-Heredia PA, Stevenson M, Wiethoelter A
PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2022 Oct;16(10):e0010895. Epub 2022 Oct 24 doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0010895. PMID: 36279298Free PMC Article
Arrais M, Maricoto T, Nwaru BI, Cooper PJ, Gama JMR, Brito M, Taborda-Barata L
J Allergy Clin Immunol 2022 Jun;149(6):2139-2152. Epub 2021 Dec 28 doi: 10.1016/j.jaci.2021.12.777. PMID: 34968529
Salam RA, Haider BA, Humayun Q, Bhutta ZA
Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2015 Jun 18;(6):CD005547. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD005547.pub3. PMID: 26087057
Strunz EC, Addiss DG, Stocks ME, Ogden S, Utzinger J, Freeman MC
PLoS Med 2014 Mar;11(3):e1001620. Epub 2014 Mar 25 doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1001620. PMID: 24667810Free PMC Article

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