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.
Neutrophilia, no pus, defective fucose metabolism (affects selectins), decreased rolling
More common where earth is being moved. In lungs.
Mite burrows into epidermis. Papular eruption.
Can be caused by Clindamycin. Killing all susceptible bacteria in gut using a broad spectrum antibiotic can cause...
Neutrophil driven, often causes cyanosis, hypoxia and right heart failure. Mucous is a problem!
T cells increase but there are less T cells
They multiply in Liver then RBCs. Can cause severe anaemia, haemolysis, pulmonary oedema, metabolic acidosis and hypoglycaemia. Most serious in P. falciparum
Can be oral or vaginal. Often treated with oral miconazole.
Risk Factor - Bacteria
Co-morbidity with ATS
Multiplies in blood and CSF disturbing circadian rythms. avoids immune system by using cyclical antigen coats.
Penicillin can cause this in about 5% of people
Most common cold causer
Cefotaxime/Ceftriaxone often prescribed. Caused by N. meningitidis, H. influenzae, S. pneumoniae, L. monocytogenes, possible C. albicans...
Often cause gut infection after oral broad spectrum antibiotic