RF present but not Rheumatoid Arthritis. Often features in 'House'
They multiply in Liver then RBCs. Can cause severe anaemia, haemolysis, pulmonary oedema, metabolic acidosis and hypoglycaemia. Most serious in P. falciparum
Neutrophilia, no pus, defective fucose metabolism (affects selectins), decreased rolling
Most common cold causer
Ribavirin used, can be caused by alcohol
Th2 (IL-4,5 & 13) and Eosinophil driven. Hyperresponsiveness
Can be oral or vaginal. Often treated with oral miconazole.
More common where earth is being moved. In lungs.
Egg dropped in faeces and mature in soil. they are ingested and hatch in intestine. they penetrate the gut wall and migrate to liver then heart then lung. they grow and are then coughed up and swallowed.10-30cm adult can escape from any orifice though larval migration causes most morbidity.