Infestation - Wikipedia Infestation From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jump to navigation Jump to search For other uses, see Infestation (disambiguation). InfestationSpecialtyInfectious diseaseInfestation is the state of being invaded or overrun by pests or parasites.[1] It can also refer to the actual organisms living on or within a host.[2] Contents 1 Terminology 2 External and internal 3 References 4 See also 5 External links Terminology[edit] In general, the term "infestation" refers to parasitic diseases caused by animals such as arthropods (i.e. mites, ticks, and lice) and worms, but excluding (except) conditions caused by protozoa, fungi, bacteria, and viruses,[3] which are called infections. External and internal[edit] Infestations can be classified as either external or internal with regards to the parasites' location in relation to the host. External or ectoparasitic infestation is a condition in which organisms live primarily on the surface of the host (though porocephaliasis can penetrate viscerally) and includes those involving mites, ticks, head lice and bed bugs.[4]An internal (or endoparasitic) infestation is a condition in which organisms live within the host and includes those involving worms (though swimmer's itch stays near the surface). Medically, the term "infestation" is often reserved only for external ectoparasitic infestations[5] while the term infection refers to internal endoparasitic conditions.[6] References[edit] ^ "infestation" at Dorland's Medical Dictionary ^ "Infestation - Definition and More from the Free Merriam-Webster Dictionary". ^ Harvard Medical School; Anthony L. Komaroff (28 December 2004). Harvard Medical School Family Health Guide. Simon & Schuster. pp. 889–. ISBN 978-0-684-86373-3. Retrieved 24 April 2010. ^ "Bed Bug Information". 2013-03-04. ^ "Bedbugs". Skin Problems & Treatments Health Center. Retrieved 2013-11-20. ^ Leland S. Shapiro; Leland Shapiro (2005). Pathology and parasitology for veterinary technicians. Cengage Learning. pp. 111-. ISBN 978-1-4018-3745-7. See also[edit] Anaerobic Soil infestation Parasitic disease caused by mites and bed bugs (in German) Risk of infestationExternal links[edit] ClassificationDICD-10: B65-B88.9ICD-9-CM: 120-129, 132-134vte Infectious diseases Parasitic disease: helminthiases B65–B83 120–129Flatworm/platyhelminthinfectionFluke/trematode(Trematode infection)Blood fluke Schistosoma mansoni / S. japonicum / S. mekongi / S. haematobium / S. intercalatum Schistosomiasis Trichobilharzia regenti Swimmer's itchLiver fluke Clonorchis sinensis Clonorchiasis Dicrocoelium dendriticum / D. hospes Dicrocoeliasis Fasciola hepatica / F. gigantica Fasciolosis Opisthorchis viverrini / O. felineus OpisthorchiasisLung fluke Paragonimus westermani / P. kellicotti ParagonimiasisIntestinal fluke Fasciolopsis buski Fasciolopsiasis Metagonimus yokagawai Metagonimiasis Heterophyes heterophyes HeterophyiasisCestoda(Tapeworm infection)Cyclophyllidea Echinococcus granulosus / E. multilocularis Echinococcosis Taenia saginata / T. asiatica / T. solium (pork) Taeniasis / Cysticercosis Hymenolepis nana / H. diminuta HymenolepiasisPseudophyllidea Diphyllobothrium latum Diphyllobothriasis Spirometra erinaceieuropaei Sparganosis Diphyllobothrium mansonoides SparganosisRoundworm/NematodeinfectionSecernenteaSpiruriaCamallanida Dracunculus medinensis DracunculiasisSpiruridaFilarioidea(Filariasis) Onchocerca volvulus Onchocerciasis Loa loa Loa loa filariasis Mansonella Mansonelliasis Dirofilaria repens D. immitis Dirofilariasis Wuchereria bancrofti / Brugia malayi / |B. timori Lymphatic filariasisThelazioidea Gnathostoma spinigerum / G. hispidum Gnathostomiasis Thelazia ThelaziasisSpiruroidea GongylonemaStrongylida(hookworm) Hookworm infection Ancylostoma duodenale / A. braziliense Ancylostomiasis / Cutaneous larva migrans Necator americanus Necatoriasis Angiostrongylus cantonensis Angiostrongyliasis Metastrongylus MetastrongylosisAscaridida Ascaris lumbricoides Ascariasis Anisakis Anisakiasis Toxocara canis / T. cati Visceral larva migrans / Toxocariasis Baylisascaris Dioctophyme renale Dioctophymosis Parascaris equorumRhabditida Strongyloides stercoralis Strongyloidiasis Trichostrongylus spp. Trichostrongyliasis Halicephalobus gingivalisOxyurida Enterobius vermicularis Enterobiasis PinwormAdenophorea Trichinella spiralis Trichinosis Trichuris trichiura (Trichuriasis / Whipworm) Capillaria philippinensis Intestinal capillariasis C. hepatica vteDiseases from arthropods and ectoparasitics (B85–B89, 132–134)InsectaLouse Body louse (pediculosis corporis) / Head louse (head lice infestation) Crab louse (phthiriasis)Hemiptera Bed bug (cimicosis)Fly Dermatobia hominis / Cordylobia anthropophaga / Cochliomyia hominivorax (myiasis) Mosquito (mosquito-borne disease)Flea Tunga penetrans (tungiasis)ArachnidaAcariasis / mange (mites)Acariformes House dust mite (house dust mite allergy, oral mite anaphylaxis)Trombidiformes Demodex brevis / Demodex folliculorum (demodicosis, Demodex mite bite) Trombicula (trombiculosis, chigger bite) Pyemotes herfsi Cheyletiella (cheyletiellosis)Sarcoptiformes Sarcoptes scabiei (scabies)Mesostigmata Dermanyssus gallinae (gamasoidosis) Liponyssoides sanguineus (rickettsialpox)Ticks Tick infestationCrustaceaPentastomida Linguatula serrata (linguatulosis) Porocephalus crotali / Armillifer armillatus (porocephaliasis) Retrieved from "" Categories: Pests (organism) Navigation menu Personal tools Not logged inTalkContributionsCreate accountLog in Namespaces ArticleTalk Variants Views ReadEditView history More Search Navigation Main pageContentsFeatured contentCurrent eventsRandom articleDonate to WikipediaWikipedia store Interaction HelpAbout WikipediaCommunity portalRecent changesContact page Tools What links hereRelated changesUpload fileSpecial pagesPermanent linkPage informationWikidata itemCite this page Print/export Create a bookDownload as PDFPrintable version Languages العربيةবাংলাBosanskiCatalàDeutschEspañolفارسیItalianoNederlandsPlattdüütschPolskiPortuguêsРусскийСрпски / srpskiSvenskaTürkçe Edit links This page was last edited on 20 July 2019, at 17:58 (UTC). 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