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Microbio MICROORGO Parasitic Worms eg Helminths

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1 of 2 major groups of parasitic worms (helminths)Primitive flatworms. (flukes and tapeworms)
1 of 2 major groups of parasitic worms (helminths)Roundworms. (hookworm & pinworm). They typically lay large numbers of eggs.
Cyst(In parasitic worms scenario) Can be formed inside the tissues of their host which can then be involved in disease transmission
Intestine (parasitic worm disease) The most common site for parasitic worms. Ex. Ascaris, hookworms, pinworm, and tapeworms.
TrichinellaAcquired from eating un/undercooked pork leaves the intestines & forms cysts in the muscles.
(fluke) Schistosoma & (roundworm) HookwormThese are unusual in that they enter the body by drilling through the skin
TapewormsAcquired by eating un/undercooked beef, pork, or fish
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