The Brain-Eating Amoeba

Submitted By: attheendofitall on August 6, 2015

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5 Awful Parasites that infect Humans!

Submitted By: attheendofitall on July 13, 2015

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5 awful parasites, 3 of which commonly infect humans.

1. Filariasis - Loa Loa
2. Cymothoa Exigua
3. Dermatobia Hominis - Human Botfly
4. Cotesia Glomeria
5. Dracunculus Medinensis - The Guinea Worm

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It must have been small enough to make it through a screened kitchen faucet nozzle and then grew in the Berkey reservoir. Thanks to the Berkey filter, it didn't make it into my water! I found it in the top reservoir while cleaning the Berkey and it was about 1 cm long. That means it grew from microscopically small to this size in less than 2 months. Yikes.

Test for parasites on an iphone?

Submitted By: btlinberg on May 12, 2015

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Using a smartphone to test blood for parasites. Where do a sign up? Here's the full story: http://bit.ly/1E9Bmyl

Crazy parasite comes out of a praying mantis!

Submitted By: hitchhiker on May 8, 2015

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I guess this is a horsehair worm.

What a fluke

Submitted By: hitchhiker on April 24, 2015

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Common fluke