Journal of Bacteriology & Parasitology

Journal of Bacteriology & Parasitology
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ISSN: 2155-9597





  • Case Report
    Intestinal Obstruction by Ascaris lumbricoides in a 12-year-Old Boy: A Case Report in Pakistan
    Author(s): Wali Khan, Imran and Abdul WahabWali Khan, Imran and Abdul Wahab

    Background: Ascariasis is a severe parasitic disease widely prevalent in remote parts of Pakistan due to poor sanitation, and improper water supply system. Objective: The aim of this study is to describe an unusual clinical course of severe intestinal ascariasis in a boy of 12 years old in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan. Methods: Multi-disciplinary clinical and laboratory examinations, including physiological and immunodiagnostic techniques, socioeconomic status and imaging, have been performed during hospitalization. Results: A case of severe intestinal ascariasis was diagnosed at an age of 12 years old. The patient felt headache, abdominal pain and vomiting. Pre operation diagnosis was included: erythrocytes below and leucocytes were above the normal range. Blood, pressure, temperature an.. Read More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2155-9597.1000262

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