Tuberculosis-primary infection; bacillus first enters body, macrophages engulf microbe causing local inflammatory response, some bacilli travel to lymph nodes (activate type IV hypersensitivity reaction); granuloma and tubercle forms, caseous necrosis and Ghon complexes develop, bacilli can remain dormant for years while remaining asymptomatic, but the person will test positive now.
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Method of diagnosis – eggs in feces Diagnostic stage - egg Disease names – Hyterophyid fluke Major pathology and symptoms – chronic mucoid diarrhea; worm invasion may produce eggs that travel to heart or brain = granulomas Treatment - praziquantel Distribution- H. heterophyes found in Near East, Far East, and parts of Africa M. yokogawai found in Asia including Siberia Source: Textbook