Ascaris


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Related to Ascaris: Ascaris lumbricoides
  • noun

Synonyms for Ascaris

type genus of the family Ascaridae: roundworms with a three-lipped mouth

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Patients with confirmed infection had excreted in stool [greater than or equal to] 1 worm that was subsequently laboratory-identified as Ascaris sp.
The parasitic roundworm that commonly infects pigs is Ascaris suum, which is so genetically similar to A.
The PCR product of the full length ORF of Ascaris CecP4 was cleaved with EcoRI/XbaI restriction enzymes (NEB, USA) and was cloned into the P.
Although a mild infection with roundworms is mostly asymptomatic, heavy burdens with Ascaris can cause intestinal blockage and abdominal pain in adults," said the authors of one type of worm.
A 1 cm x 1cm perforation was found in the prepyloric region of stomach and two live Ascaris were seen protruding through the perforation (Figs 1 and 2).
Ascaris worms are soil-transmitted helminths causing ascariasis in human and animals.
The intestinal roundworm Ascaris lumbricoides is a cylindrical nonsegmented worm measuring 15 to 40 cm long.
A health department spokesman said there was no scientific evidence that infestation with ascaris, a parasitic worm which lives in the intestine, was a way to lose weight.
Radiographic findings in Ascaris infection have been described in multiple modalities, as well as two descriptions of computed tomography (CT) findings.
He explains that some are harmless to the host (skin bacteria), some mutually beneficial (normal intestinal bacteria), and some parasitic (ranging from the relatively innocuous roundworm ascaris to the deadly ebola virus).
During this time Bratt also developed gastrointestinal problems caused by an ascaris infection.
Together with other food experts, including AA Gill, Jonathan Meades and Rose Gray, they will be designing special recipes which will be recreated at the festival's Ascaris Caf using Welsh ingredients.
3] In a rural community in China, 61% of the 215 people studied were infected with Ascaris lumbricoides.
The first report of an adult Ascaris lumbricoides roundworm in the biliary ducts presenting clinically (and radiologically) in North America or the United Kingdom was published in 1977.