Capillaria philippinensis is a species of threadworm that causes intestinal capillariasis.
Eggs --> 1st stage larvae (36-150 micro metre) --> 2nd stage larvae (411-500 micro metre) --> Infective larvae --> Adults
Life cycle in nature: Fish --> Bird --> Fish Human became accidentally involved.
2. Mebendazole, 400mg/day for 15-20 days
Scientists at Chiang Mai University, Medical Department describe research in immunoenzyme techniques.(Report)
May 31, 2010; "Human intestinal capillariasis caused by Capillaria philippinensis is characterized by chronic diarrhea which may lead to death...
Research from Khon Kaen University, Department of Parasitology broadens understanding of enzymes and coenzymes.(Report)
Nov 01, 2010; Data detailed in 'An enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay as screening tool for human intestinal capillariasis' have been presented....