The protozoa dientamoeba fragilis is linked to irritable bowel syndrome and is sometimes belived to be transfered via the infection of helminths.
[A study] found a 20-fold greater incidence of coinfection with the pinworm E. vermicularis than the calculated expected value. In addition, they observed small amoeboid bodies, whose nuclei greatly resembled those found in uni-and binucleated D. fragilis, in the eggs of the pinworms. Further circumstantial evidence to support this assumption was provided by a number of other studies that showed a greater than expected incidence of coinfections with D. fragilis and E. vermicularis
Therefore, I thought I make a small non-scientific study on ibsgroup. Did you ever have pinworms as a child (or adult)?
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