ascariasis

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infestation of the human intestine with Ascaris roundworms

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The adult worms live in the intestine like other ascarids.
Parasitic roundworms, or ascarids, found in dogs, cats, and raccoons, can cause larva migrans in humans.
It's effective against large strongyles, small strongyles, ascarids, pinworms, hairworms, lungworms, intestinal threadworms, neck threadworms and bots.
In 2006 and 2007, nine ascarids (>3 inches) were collected from the feces of an unrecorded number of raccoons admitted to a rehabilitation center in northern Florida.
Histopathological survey of protozoa, helminths, and ascarids of imported and local psittacine and passerine birds in Japan.
Results of necropsy and fecal examinations found low levels of internal parasitism, with cestodes and ascarids identified as the most prevalent endoparasites.