_Eggs in the stool
_Hatch into rhabditiform larvae (1-2 days)
_Rhabditiform larvae molt into filariform larvae (5 - 10 days).
_Filariform larvae penetrate human skin
_The larvae penetrate into pulmonary alveoli
_The larvae ascend the bronchial tree to the epiglottis
_The larvae are swallowed.
_The larvae develop into adults in the small intestine.
_They attach to the wall and feed on blood.
Over 2 years: (children and adults): _Tabs/susp Albendazole 400mg stat
_Tabs Levamizole Adults: 120mg stat. Children 1-4 years: 40mg stat. 5-15 years: 80mg stat.
_Tabs Mebendazole 100mg BD x 3/7 or 500mg stat.
Tabs / susp Pyrantel pamoate 10mg/kg stat
_Tabs Praziquantel 10mg/kg stat
Treatment of anaemia