Trinity Medical Center I Dr. Marin Guentchev, MD, PhD

parasitology

What is parasitology?

parasitology is an independent medical specialty that studies human parasites and the diseases they cause. Parasites can be both unicellular and multicellular organisms. They belong to 14 types of organisms: amoebae, fungi, carnivores, flatworms, roundworms, vertebrates, arthropods, and mollusks, echinoderms, chordates, and others. Fungi and other higher animals belong to the multicellular ones.

What is a parasitologist?

Parasitologists are doctors specialized in parasitology. They carry out the prevention, diagnosis, therapy, and rehabilitation of parasitically ill patients.

What are the main types of conditions that parasitologists treat?

  • • echinococcosis

  • • baby worms

  • • enterobiasis

  • • trichinosis

  • • malaria



  • What are the main subtypes of parasitology?

  • • medical protozoology

  • • medical helminthology

  • • medical arachnoentomology

  • Adress
    Trinity Medical Center 117 Zaichar St /Ground floor/ /Konstantin Velichkov Metro Station/ BG-1309 Sofia, Bulgaria
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