Ascariasis Diagnosis

Ascariasis

Contamination of food and water are responsible for giving rise to a number of diseases and ascariasis is one of them. It is the most common type of roundworm infection and people living in unhygienic conditions become the easy victims of this disease. It is important to go for ascariasis diagnosis because the presence of roundworms in your body in large number can lead to severe complications. Most importantly, the extent of roundworm infection in your body depends upon where in your body that the roundworms have developed the infection.

MolQ is ISO certified (9001:2008) and NABL accredited pathology lab and diagnostic center which has been successful in acquiring about 100,000 satisfied customer footprint within a span of 5 years. We have a well experienced team of doctors, pathologists and phlebotomists who look after the little details so that they are able to deliver accurate and precise results to the patients. For us, our patient’s health is our priority and we put all our efforts to make sure that we take proper care of our patients. We also offer all the tests that come under ascariasis diagnosis/ ascariasis tests, at competitive prices that fits best into the pockets of a common man.

According to a study by WHO (World Health Organization), about 10% of the people living in the developing countries are infected with ascariasis, and the leading reason is the lack of sanitation in these areas. This is the reason why it is important to maintain proper sanitary conditions in the surroundings because we may not know how our lack of taking preventive measures, is giving rise to various problems.

Causes

People get infected with ascariasis by consuming food or water that has been contaminated with roundworm eggs. The prominent cause for the spread of this disease is unhygienic conditions and poor sanitation. Ascariasis is the most common intestinal worm infection and spreads to other people due to lack of personal hygiene.

Moreover, it is most commonly found in people living near the places where human feces are used as fertilizers.

People of all ages may get infected with this disease, particularly children and the reports suggest that about 1 billion people have been infected worldwide with it.
Although, the world is developing at a much faster pace but there are still some places on some countries that lack modern sanitation. And this is the reason why diseases like cryptosporidiosis, ascariasis and giardiasis emerge and infect people in large number. Eating uncooked food that is contaminated by the soil containing eggs of roundworms. Therefore, it is very important to take proper care of health and hygiene.

It is important to go for ascariasis diagnosis/ ascariasis tests from a well reputed pathology lab before the symptoms aggravate.

Source of Infection

Even though the government authorities make some efforts to create awareness among people about health and hygiene, but still, somewhere, we forget to take preventive measures and become the victims of such diseases. Eating unwashed, uncovered contaminated food or drinking untreated water, inability of human beings to maintain proper hygienic conditions around themselves, proper disposal of human feces spreads the infection.

This is the reason why it is important to build modern sanitation infrastructure and for this purpose, both the individual and the authorities in power have to take up the responsibility. Particularly, while visiting a remote or underdeveloped area, there is an important need to take proper care of the quality of water that you drink and the food that one takes.

Taking preventive healthcare measures is necessary because ascariasis can become complicated and may infect the other parts of the body as well. It may lead to a situation in which giving urgent medical condition becomes necessary. This is the reason why it is important to go for ascariasis diagnosis/ ascariasis tests at an early stage, if you begin to experience these symptoms. MolQ offers all the tests that come under ascariasis diagnosis at easy prices, that fit into the pockets of a common man.

Symptoms

In some of the causes, people don’t show any symptoms, even if they are infected with ascariasis. And if they are shown, these include.

  1. Bloody sputum (mucus coughed up by the lower airways)
  2. Cough
  3. Low-grade fever
  4. Passing worms in stool
  5. Shortness of breath
  6. Skin rash
  7. Stomach pain
  8. Vomiting worms
  9. Wheezing
  10. Worms leaving the body through the nose or mouth

There are no severe complications of this disease reported but if the infestation is in large number, it can lead to some complications which also depends upon the body organ which is infected. This is the reason why it is important to go for ascariasis tests/ ascariasis diagnosis on time before the symptoms aggravate further.

Prevention
  1. One must wash hands properly especially after coming out from the washroom.
  2. One must use the washrooms that are properly cleaned and it is important to maintain hygienic and sanitary conditions at the personal level as well as in the public places.
  3. Human feces must be treated well before they are used as fertilizers in cultivation and agriculture.
  4. If a person observes its symptoms, it is important to go for ascariasis diagnosis/ ascariasis tests to begin the treatment early. This should be done so that other people of the family must not come in contact with the infection.
Test to be Ordered

We at MolQ offers a wide variety of tests that comes under ascariasis diagnosis/ ascariasis tests. We have a well experienced team of doctors, pathologists and phlebotomists who consider every minute detail while carrying out the diagnosis.

  1. Stool routine and microscopy
  2. Ascariasis Stool Test
  3. Stool Guiac test (FOBT)
  4. Liver Function Test (LFT)
  5. Kidney Function Test KFT
  6. Electrolytes
  7. CBC
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MolQ laboratory is ISO certified (9001:2008) and NABL accredited.

  1. We are backed by complete IT support and equipped with high throughput machines.
  2. We perform bidirectional automation testing.
  3. We are IT integrated with web based services.
  4. Our automated results are again checked manually to arrive at the precision of results.
  5. We offer Ascariasis diagnosis/ ascariasis tests and the other tests at competitive prices which best fits into the pockets of a common man.
  6. We analyse the little details of the diagnosis carefully to make sure that the results are accurate and precise.