info on parasite

Dr. Peter W. Pappas pappas.3 at osu.edu
Mon Apr 19 05:07:32 EST 1999


The only way to get a correct answer to this question is to have someone
look at these "furry, worm-like parasites" and determine what they are.
Perhaps they're not parasites.


Terry Wilkinson wrote in message <371A5332.A6B at mb.sympatico.ca>...
>TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN:
>
>I AM LOOKING FOR ANY INFORMATION THAT YOU CAN GIVE ME ON A PARASITE.
>THE ONLY DETAILS THAT I CAN TELL YOU IS THAT, THE INDIVIDUAL INFECTED IS
>A CHILD ABOUT 3 OR 4 YEARS OLD.  HE HAS BEEN TREATED FOR PINWORMS BUT TO
>NO AVAIL.  WHEN HE WAKES IN THE MORNING THERE ARE SMALL, RED, KIND OF
>FURRY, WORM-LIKE PARASITES ON THE SHEETS.  HE DOES NOT SEEM TO BE IN ANY
>PAIN OR FEEL ILL.  I WOULD LIKE TO KNOW WHAT TYPE OF PARASITE THIS MAY
>BE, HOW IT MAY BE TREATED, AND HOW COULD HE HAVE BEEN INFECTED.  THANK
>YOU.  ANGELA





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