Huevo de Trichuris trichiura

Esta es la apariencia clásica del huevo de Trichiura (tricocéfalo). Estos huevos son altamente infecciosos. Después de que la persona ha comido alimentos contaminados, los gusanos eclosionan de los huevos y se alojan en el intestino, provocando vómitos y diarrea. (Cortesía de los Centros para el Control y la Prevención de Enfermedades -CDC- de los Estados Unidos)Huevo de Trichuris trichiura

Revision

Last reviewed 10/6/2012 by David C. Dugdale, III, MD, Professor of Medicine, Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine. Jatin M. Vyas, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Assistant in Medicine, Division of Infectious Disease, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M. Health Solutions, Ebix, Inc.

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