Rat Lungworm: Toddler Hospitalized For Rare Brain Parasite In Hawaii

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Hide Caption 5 of 8Photos: What to know about tapeworms and parasites Toxocariasis T. canis and T. cati: Your precious pooch and sweet kitty can carry a nasty parasite.
Hide Caption 2 of 8Photos: What to know about tapeworms and parasites Anisakiasis: The nematodes parasite of the genus anisakis causes an illness caused by eating parasite-contaminated raw fish or seafood.
Cyclospora infect the small intestine and most commonly cause watery diarrhea; other symptoms include abdominal cramping, nausea and weight loss.
Photos: What to know about tapeworms and parasites Cyclosporiasis: An intestinal infection caused by the cyclospora cayetanensis parasite, seen here on a stool sample through a microscope on a slide.

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