Infectious Disease Compendium

Enterobius vermicularis

Microbiology

Pinworm.

Epidemiologic Risks

Being human usually suffices.

Syndromes

Itchy butt.

Treatment

Mebendazole 100 mg x 1, repeated in 2 weeks OR albendazole, 400 mg x 1, repeated in 2 weeks.

Notes

ICD9 Codes (Soon to be supplanted by ICD10)

Enterobius vermicularis 127.4.