Ascaris lumbricoides


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Related to Ascaris lumbricoides: Enterobius vermicularis, Necator americanus
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Synonyms for Ascaris lumbricoides

intestinal parasite of humans and pigs

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The most common intestinal parasites in males were; Giardia lamblia, Entamoeba histolytica, Ascaris lumbricoides and Trichuris trichiura with prevalence rates 1.
However, in a study in Saudi Arabia, only 1 % Ascaris lumbricoides was observed12.
In present study, distribution of parasites found in descending order of frequency were fertilized eggs of Ascaris lumbricoides 8.
Proteomic and immunochemicaI characterization of gIutathione transferase as a new allergen of the nematode Ascaris lumbricoides.
A 2006 review of studies of current parasitic infections and asthma suggested that Ascaris lumbricoides may actually increase incidence of asthma, while hookworm infection may decrease incidence and intensity.
The previous study conducted by Legaspino in 2012 presented that the nearness or farness of the house from the sea significantly help in the propagation of Ascaris lumbricoides.
La investigacion coproparasitologica en la comunidad indigena Maxakali, establecida en el Estado de Minas Gerais, Brasil (13), sobre la incidencia de parasitosis intestinales, con 409 muestras analizadas, encontro 90,3% positivas, siendo las especies prevalentes: Entamoeba histolytica (48,9%), Ancilostomideos (37,9%), Giardia lamblia (32%), Schistosoma mansoni (23,7%), Hymenolepis nana (18,6%), Strongyloides stercoralis (5,4%), Ascaris lumbricoides (4,9%) y Trichuris trichiura (0,5%).
A roundworm specific to humans, Ascaris lumbricoides, is rarely seen in developed countries.
Ascaris lumbricoides was the most common helminth with a prevalence of 35% (95% CI = 30.
Ascaris lumbricoides is a parasitic nematode worm that primarily infects children in impoverished conditions throughout the tropics.
Of the samples, 56 percent contained at least one hookworm species, 15 percent harbored the eggs of the giant roundworm Ascaris lumbricoides and 30 percent contained G.
La frecuencia de especies de parasitos identificados se observan en el Grafico 3, entre los helmintos encontramos a Ascaris lumbricoides con una frecuencia de 1,27% y Trichuris trichiura con un 6,33%.
The samples revealed 118 'lemon-shaped' Trichuris trichiura eggs -- a type of roundworm commonly called the whipworm -- as well as 1,179 Ascaris lumbricoides, or giant roundworm, eggs.
Nine parasites were recorded, in descending frequency: Entamoeba histolytica/dispar, Giardia lamblia, Ascaris lumbricoides, Hookworms, Trichuris trichura, Hymenolepis nana, Schistosoma mansoni, Blastocystis hominis, Enterobius vermicularis.
Gastrointestinal (GI) tract infestation with Ascaris lumbricoides is a worldwide phenomenon with up to 25% of the world's population, mostly in the third world countries, infested with the worm [1].