Helminth Information and Courses from MediaLab, Inc.
These are the MediaLab courses that cover Helminth and links to relevant pages within the course.
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|Match the organisms on the left with their appropriate type on the right:||View Page|
|A 38 year-old male presented to the E.R. complaining of severe cough, chest pain, shortness of breath and general fatigue. Parasitic examination of his bloody sputum revealed this suspicious form. The patient is most likely suffering from:||View Page|
|With which of the following conditions is this suspicious form associated?||View Page|
|Match each common name of the helminth groups with its respective scientific name:||View Page|
|Match each group of helminths listed with its respective key characteristic that aids in group identification:||View Page|
|Arrange the following parasites in order (smallest to largest) based on relative egg size:||View Page|
|Match each parasite listed here with the pictures of its corresponding egg:Note: Answers may be used more than once.||View Page|
|Match each parasite listed here with the picture of its corresponding egg:Note: Answers may be used more than once.||View Page|
|The adult forms of this genera of worms are not hermaphroditic:||View Page|
|Which of the following parasites lay live larvae?||View Page|
|Match each helminth larval stage listed here with its corresponding parasite category: (Answers may be used more than once.)||View Page|
|Match each parasite with the key characteristic that aids in its identification: (Each answer may only be used once.)||View Page|
|The morphologic structure of select tapeworms that is most likely responsible for piercing the human intestinal wall is/are called:||View Page|
|Label the morphologic structures on this parasite form:||View Page|
|A 55 year old female, who recently returned from an extensive trip to China, presented to her physician complaining of diarrhea and abdominal cramps. The doctor ordered a complete blood count (CBC), chem 21 panel, and stool for culture and parasite examination (O & P). The CBC revealed pronounced eosinophilia. The chem 21 and stool culture were unremarkable. The O & P revealed suspicious forms like the one below that each measured approximately 140 µm by 80 µm. This patient is most likely infected with:||View Page|
|I am found in stool and measure 75 µm by 55 µm.||View Page|
|I measure 45 µm and am found in stool.||View Page|