Pediculus humanus and Phthirus pubis (Lice)
Sarcoptes scabiei (Scabies)
Naegleria fowleri (Primary amebic meningoencephalitis)
Toxoplasma gondii (Toxoplasmosis)
Entamoeba histolytica (Amebiasis)
Plasmodium species (Malaria)
Trypanosoma cruzi (Chagas disease)
Echinococcus granulosus (Hydatid disease)
Ancylostoma duodenale and Necator americanus
Angiostrongylus (Eosinophilic meningitis)
Enterobius vermicularis (Pinworm)
Guinea worm (Dracunculiasis)
Loa loa (Eye worm)
Onchocerca volvulus (River blindness)
Toxocara canis (Visceral larva migrans)
Trichuris trichiura (Whipworm)
Wuchereria bancrofti (Lymphatic filariasis)
Acanthamoeba is a genus of amoeba that can cause infections of the eye, skin, and central nervous system. It's most known to cause a sight-threatening eye infection known as acanthamoeba keratitis. Acanthamoeba infections are rare, but they can be serious if not treated. Symptoms include eye pain, redness, blurred vision, fever, and sensitivity to light. Acanthamoeba is usually found in bodies of water (such as lakes, rivers, and ponds), but can also be present in soil and on plants.
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