hookworm

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Related to Ancylostoma duodenale: Ascaris lumbricoides, Trichuris trichiura
  • noun

Synonyms for hookworm

parasitic bloodsucking roundworms having hooked mouth parts to fasten to the intestinal wall of human and other hosts

infestation of the intestines by hookworms which enter the body (usually) through the skin

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The worms can be roundworms like Ascaris lumbricoides, whipworms like Trichuris trichiura, hookworms like Necator americanus and Ancylostoma duodenale, pinworms like Enterobius vermicularis or other species of worms.
Fifteen of these patients had metazoa in stool (Trichoris trichura 2, Ancylostoma duodenale 3 and Ascaria lumbricoidis 10) and the remaining 11 had protozoa (Giardia lamblia 7 and Entamoeba hystolytica cyst 4).
Parasitic diseases generally involved infestations by Trichiuris trichiura, Ancylostoma duodenale, Ascaris lumbricoides, Necator americanus, Giardia intestinalis.
The most frequently detected parasites in the population of refugees are: Ascaris lumbricoides, Enatamoeba histolytica, Gardia lamblia, Ancylostoma duodenale, Necator americanus, Trichuris trichiura, Hymenolepis nana.
THE indistinguishable eggs of the hookworms Ancylostoma duodenale and Necator americanus are found in the faeces of 1.