Tunga penetrans infestation

Known as: jiggers, Infestation by chigoe, Tungiasis [Disease/Finding] 
An infestation with the flea TUNGA PENETRANS causing inflammation, pruritus, and pain, in both humans and other mammals. There is a high incidence of… (More)

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2010
2010
BACKGROUND Europeans represent the majority of international travellers and clinicians encountering returned patients have an… (More)
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2007
2007
Tungiasis is a zoonotic ectoparasitosis that causes considerable morbidity in affected populations. The type of microenvironment… (More)
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2006
2006
Tungiasis is a parasitic skin disease prevalent in impoverished populations in the tropics and associated with considerable… (More)
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2006
2006
Tungiasis is a parasitic skin disease widespread in resource-poor urban and rural communities in Brazil. Inhabitants of an urban… (More)
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2004
2004
Tungiasis (jigger) is endemic in many impoverished communities in many parts of Brazil. Forty-seven individuals entering an… (More)
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2004
2004
OBJECTIVE To assess the short-term and long-term impact of selective mass treatment with ivermectin on the prevalence of… (More)
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2003
2003
Tungiasis is an important health problem in poor communities in Brazil and is associated with severe morbidity, particularly in… (More)
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2003
2003
In Brazil tungiasis is endemic in many resource-poor communities, where various domestic and sylvatic animals act as reservoirs… (More)
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2002
2002
Tungiasis is caused by the penetration of the female sand flea Tunga penetrans into the epidermis. It is generally assumed that… (More)
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1995
1995
The full spectrum of skin diseases related to travel in tropical areas is unknown. We prospectively studied 269 consecutive… (More)
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