Parasitic Infections

  • J. Kevin Baird
  • Ronald C. Neafie
  • Daniel H. Connor


Of the parasites that invade the lung, most are rare and some are unique. Of the 44 parasites or groups of parasites described in this chapter, only 9 migrate co or through the human lungs as part of their life cycle in this host (Table 12-1). Over half the parasites included here are spurious or aberrant infections in man, the true host species being other animals.


Adult Worm Hydatid Disease Cystic Hydatid Disease Alveolar Hydatid Disease Ascaris Lumbricoides 
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  • J. Kevin Baird
  • Ronald C. Neafie
  • Daniel H. Connor

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