Threadworm Sentence Examples
The threadworm or Oxyuris vermicularis is a common parasite infecting the rectum.
Without treatment threadworm may give rise to vaginitis (inflammation of the vagina) in girls and women.
The infusion is useful as a bitter tonic - a group of substances of which calumba is the type - and is also a very efficient anthelmintic for the threadworm (Oxyuris vermicularis).
In the UK, it has been estimated that about 40 per cent of children under 10 years suffer from a threadworm infestation.
Threadworm infection can be treated solely by meticulous attention to hygiene for 6 weeks.
Threadworm eggs can survive in dust for a couple of weeks.