Infestation - Wikipedia Infestation From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jump to navigation Jump to search For other uses, see Infestation (disambiguation). InfestationClassification and external resourcesSpecialtyinfectious diseaseICD-10B65-B88.9ICD-9-CM120-129, 132-134[edit on Wikidata]Infestation 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] 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 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". ^ "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. vte Infectious diseases Parasitic disease: helminthiases B65–B83 120–129Flatworm/platyhelminthinfectionFluke/trematode(Trematode infection)Blood fluke Schistosoma mansoni/japonicum/mekongi/haematobium Schistosomiasis Trichobilharzia regenti Swimmer's itchLiver fluke Clonorchis sinensis Clonorchiasis Dicrocoelium dendriticum/Dicrocoelium hospes Dicrocoeliasis Fasciola hepatica/gigantica Fasciolosis Opisthorchis viverrini/Opisthorchis felineus OpisthorchiasisLung fluke Paragonimus westermani/Paragonimus kellicotti ParagonimiasisIntestinal fluke Fasciolopsis buski Fasciolopsiasis Metagonimus yokagawai Metagonimiasis Heterophyes heterophyes HeterophyiasisCestoda(Tapeworm infection)Cyclophyllidea Echinococcus granulosus/Echinococcus multilocularis Echinococcosis Taenia saginata/Taenia asiatica/Taenia solium (pork) Taeniasis/Cysticercosis Hymenolepis nana/Hymenolepis 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 Dirofilaria immitis Dirofilariasis Wuchereria bancrofti/Brugia malayi/Brugia timori Lymphatic filariasisThelazioidea Gnathostoma spinigerum/Gnathostoma hispidum Gnathostomiasis Thelazia ThelaziasisSpiruroidea GongylonemaStrongylida(hookworm) Hookworm infection Ancylostoma duodenale/Ancylostoma braziliense Ancylostomiasis Cutaneous larva migrans Necator americanus Necatoriasis Angiostrongylus cantonensis Angiostrongyliasis Metastrongylus MetastrongylosisAscaridida Ascaris lumbricoides Ascariasis Anisakis Anisakiasis Toxocara canis/Toxocara 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 Capillaria 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)Hidden categories: Infobox medical condition 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 العربيةবাংলাBosanskiCatalàDeutschEspañolItalianoNederlandsPlattdüütschPolskiPortuguêsРусскийСрпски / srpskiSvenskaTürkçe Edit links This page was last edited on 19 October 2018, at 11:57 (UTC). 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