Infection by Trichuris trichiura

Known as: Trichocephaliasis, Trichocephaliases, Whipworm disease 
An infection that is caused by the nematode Trichuris trichiura, a soil-transmitted helminth, which is transmitted via food and/or water contaminated… (More)
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
Ulcerative colitis, a type of inflammatory bowel disease, is less common in countries endemic for helminth infections, suggesting… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
BACKGROUND Allergic diseases cause a large and increasing burden in developed countries and in urban centres in middle-income… (More)
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2006
Review
2006
The three main soil-transmitted helminth infections, ascariasis, trichuriasis, and hookworm, are common clinical disorders in man… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
We estimated the disease burden from water, sanitation, and hygiene at the global level taking into account various disease… (More)
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Review
2000
Review
2000
An estimated 1049 million persons harbour T. trichiura, including 114 million preschool-age children and 233 million school-age… (More)
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Review
2000
Review
2000
The Global Burden of Disease caused by the 3 major intestinal nematodes is an estimated 22.1 million disability-adjusted life… (More)
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1997
1997
We present a case of mixed infection by Trichuris trichiura and Trichuris vulpis in a boy of 8 years old, coming from the state… (More)
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1995
1995
The relationship between varying intensities of Trichuris trichiura infection and iron status was examined in Jamaican… (More)
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
We studied physical fitness with the Harvard Step Test, growth, and appetite in primary school boys infected with hookworm (96… (More)
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
A double-blind placebo trial was conducted to determine the effect of moderate to high loads of Trichuris trichiura (whipworm… (More)
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